About the Course
This infection control course is an essential course if you work in a healthcare or educational setting where preventing the spread of infection is paramount. Whether you work in a hospital, care home, school, nursery or dentist’s surgery, understanding infection control measures can make a considerable difference to the health and well-being of your workplace and the people in your care. Participants will learn appropriate skills and techniques to use in their workplace, helping to reduce the risk of spreading infection and helping to protect themselves from harmful bacteria and germs.
This two hour long infection control course will help raise awareness of infection control issues within the workplace, with participants learning appropriate skills and techniques to use in their workplace, helping to reduce the risk of spreading infection and helping to protect themselves from harmful bacteria and germs. Even just a few small, simple steps can go a long way in preventing the spread of diseases.
What infection control is
How to break the ‘chain of infection’
The different kinds of germs, bacteria and infections you can carry and spread
The benefits of hand washing
The correct hand washing technique
Wearing PPE (personal protective equipment)
Working together to maintain a clean and hygienic environment
Infection control policies and procedures