Infection Prevention & Control Health & Social Care Education

Infection Prevention & Control

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Infection Prevention & Control

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UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) aligned & CPDUK accredited

Course description

This course provides principles of Infection Prevention & Control for front-line healthcare and social care staff. It explores how the personal health and fitness of healthcare workers can be a risk to colleagues and service users. The course ensures staff understand, practice and behaviour at the highest level to prevent and control infection. A health and social care expert will deliver this course once a month as a live interactive course or you can take the course anytime as a self-paced online course.  This course covers knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of people working in the health and social care. Assessment includes multiple choice questions (MCQs).

Course length

2 hours

Course Structure

During this course, you will cover the following:

  • An introduction to infection prevention and control,
  • Explore pathophysiological impact of infection  
  • Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs),
  • The ‘chain of infection’ and how to ‘break the chain’,
  • Understanding universal precautions for infection prevention and control,
  • Management and safe disposal of clinical waste,
  • Explore the importance of practising effective hand hygiene,
  • Identify barriers to effective hand hygiene
  • Care and management

Course assessments

You will be assessed via:

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Entry requirements

You must be working or planning to work in health and social care