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Skin Antisepsis


Price is per online user.  Applicable EU VAT is added.

Healthcare associated infection (HCAI) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality and increases the length of stay for hospitalised patients. Invasive procedures are known to increase the risk of developing a HCAI research shows that meticulous attention to skin antisepsis and the use of care bundles can significantly reduce the incidence of HCAI.

This course provides the evidence-base for skin antisepsis which when applied in clinical practice can help to reduce the incidence of HCAI

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Course Objectives

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • .Understand the role of the skin in the development of HCAI.
  • Understand the rationale for using 2% chlorhexidine gluconate in 70% isopropyl alcohol for skin antisepsis.
  • Describe the correct technique for pre-procedure skin antisepsis.
  • Awareness of the ongoing care of vascular access devices.
  • Understand how cross infection contributes to HCAI and summarise how the risks of cross infection can be reduced.


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Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]

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