This Infection Control course demonstrates why wearing correct PPE such as aprons and gloves is so important as well as simple routines such as washing hands before and after preparing food and drink. This course also explains that by putting polices and procedures in place for Infection Control everyone is protected against infectious diseases. The course explains why providing guidelines for infection control and prevention is a legal requirement.
Identification activities also help learners to translate the material to their own situation.
Key Learning Points:
- What infection is, what causes it and the impact of infection
- The roles and responsibilities of employers and employees
- The chain of infection and how to break it
- Workplace hot spots
- Personal and workplace hygiene
- Handwashing technique
- Explain employers and employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection
- Outline current legislation and regulatory body standards which are relevant to the prevention and control of infection
- Explain the potential impact of an outbreak of infection on the individual and the organisation
- Describe the correct sequence for hand washing, explain when and why hand washing should be carried out and describe the types of products that should be used for hand washing
- Describe correct procedures that relate to skincare
- Identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites and common illnesses caused by them
- Describe what is meant by “infection” and “colonisation”
- Explain the reasons for use of PPE
- Identify poor practices that may lead to the spread of infection
- Explain the conditions needed for the growth of micro-organisms
- Explain the ways an infective agent might enter the body
- Identify common sources of infection
- Explain how infective agents can be transmitted to a person
- Identify the key factors that will make it more likely that infection will occur
- Outline potential risks of infection within the workplace
- Describe local and organisational policies relevant to the prevention and control of infection
Approximately 22 minutes with a 5 minute post course test
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