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HSG Enhanced Infection Control

The Health & Safety Group
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HSG Enhanced Infection Control

This course has been designed to help you deal safely and effectively with workplace infection risks. It will allow you to promote and develop best practice in infection prevention techniques, improve your understanding of the virus and help you to implement proactive measures that will reduce the spread of infection within a healthcare environment, to ensure patient and worker safety.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at all staff throughout the health and social care sector, in particular:

  • Existing staff to update existing knowledge
  • New starters to the organisation
  • Returning staff members assisting with the Covid-19 pandemic

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Objectives

  • Understand how they as an individual contribute to infection prevention and control within the workplace
  • Have knowledge of and demonstrate the standard infection prevention and control precautions relevant to their role
  • Recognise and act when their personal fitness to work may pose a risk of infection to others
  • Understand what is meant by the term healthcare associated infections
  • Use single use items appropriately
  • Explain different alert organisms and conditions that pose an infection risk
  • Describe how to safely manage patients with specific alert organisms

Training Course Content

  • Legislation, Codes of Practice and Reporting Alert Organisms
  • Common Healthcare associated infections
  • Covid-19 transmission, symptoms and prevention
  • Aerosol Generating Procedures
  • Aseptic Non-Touch Technique
  • Prevention & Protection
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Handwashing & Hand Gel
  • Five moments of hand hygiene
  • Donning and doffing of PPE
  • FFP3 facemasks and fitting

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The Health & Safety Group

The Health & Safety Group has been providing expert online, open, and in-house training courses across the UK since 2004. Training 100,000+ professionals each year, The Health & Safety Group provide expert training for a wide variety of professions and...


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W4 5YF London

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