Infection Prevention and Control

ENS Training
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All Skill Levels
35m
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About this course

This eLearning course has 5 sections:

  • The importance of Infection Prevention and Control
  • What are micro-organisms
  • Chain of Infection
  • Standard Precautions
  • Relevant Legislation and workplace policies/guidelines for Infection Prevention and Control 

On completion of the course you will:

  • Understand how infections can get into the body
  • Understand the precautions you need to take to both prevent and control infection
  • Know how to deal with soiled linen/clothing and clinical waste in a safe way
  • Know how to wash your hands thoroughly, and when to use alcohol gels and sprays
  • Understand different methods of decontamination
  • Recognise the different legislation and agreed ways of working that you must follow in order to prevent and control infection