Infection Prevention and Control Course

This course aims to provide organisations and individuals with the knowledge and skill to control and prevent the spread of infection, in particular the Covid 19 Virus, thereby protecting the organisation, its staff and customers.

26 Lessons
Online Assessment
1 Hour

What you'll learn

What a healthcare associated infection is

The main types of healthcare associated infection

Why they have increased in recent years

How infections are spread

Why the need to control infection, and your role in infection prevention

This course covers

Infection Prevention & control
  • What a healthcare associated infection is

  • The main types of healthcare associated infection

  • Why they have increased in recent years

  • How infections are spread

  • Why the need to control infection

  • Your role in infection prevention and control

Waste Management & Decontamination Issues
  • The different types of healthcare waste

  • The methods of waste packaging and disposal

  • When and how to segregate laundry

  • The different types of decontamination

  • Your role in healthcare waste management and decontamination

Hand Hygiene
  • Why hand hygiene is so important

  • When to perform hand hygiene

  • The types of hand hygiene and when to use each

  • Your role in hand hygiene

Personal Protection
  • Why it is important to use personal protective equipment

  • When and how to use each type of personal protective equipment

  • How to handle inoculation injuries

  • Your role in personal protection

Course Detail

Online Delivery

Fully online course with no time limits. Multiple online assessment attempts allowed.

Legislation

This course covers and complies with The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005.

Expert Trainer

Course and Assessment created and approved by a QQI Level 6 Fully Certified Expert Trainer.

Certificate Expiry

Course and Assessment must be completed every 2 years as per industry best practice.

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