This course is designed to provide information about how to prevent infection spreading and the consequences of not getting it right first time.
This course is essential for anyone working in a clinical setting who regularly come into contact with people, and therefore risks spreading infection. This courses aims to teach staff practical solutions designed to prevent harm caused by infection to both patients and health workers. It is suitable for staff working in primary, secondary and community care settings.
- Know how you can contribute to infection prevention and control in your workplace.
- Be able to demonstrate the standard infection prevention and control precautions relevant to your role, such as hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, exposure to blood and bodily fluids and waste management.
- Be aware of specific types of healthcare-associated infections, such as MRSA and Clostridium difficile, their symptoms and how they are managed.
- Understand your responsibility to prevent passing on infections in the workplace.
The course is accredited by CPD. The certificates, awarded upon successful completion, can be used to log your hours against.
This course usually takes between 1-2 hours each to complete, depending on the speed of learning. Learners do not have to complete all the training in one session as progress is recorded throughout and the training can be paused and resumed in our learning management system at any time.
This course bundle is aimed at anyone working in a role in which they will come into contact with people requiring healthcare such as: care assistants, nurses, doctors, etc.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
Test and certificate
Each end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test six times at no extra cost.
If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.
Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion of each course. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.