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This Aseptic Technique Training is for any healthcare professional who is required to perform Aseptic Techniquein their duties.
Aseptic Technique is used in a wide range of clinical tasks such as Catheterisation, Wound Care plus many more.
A solid understanding of Aseptic Techniquewill prevent infection and stop further complications.
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- What is Aseptic Technique
- Why is it important?
- What is the cost of not performing to high standard?
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- Key principles and safeguards of Aseptic Technique
- Discuss the potential challenges faced within the workplace and what can be done to minimise these.
- Preparation and performance of Aseptic Technique
- Explain why it is important to have secure systems for recording, storing, and sharing information (14.1b)
- Explain the principles of safe handling of infected or soiled linen and clinical waste (15.1e)
- Privacy and dignity
- List situations where an individual’s privacy and dignity could be compromised (7.1b)
- Describe how to maintain privacy and dignity in the work setting (7.1c)
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Where do you deliver this training?
We can deliver this training at your premises if it's within the UK. Also, we have our own venues in Stoke on Trent, London, Swindon, Epsom & York if you need access to a training room (additional charges will apply). Furthermore, we can also deliver this training virtually using Zoom. However, sessions delivered via Zoom will be theory only and will not include any practicals.
How long will the training last?
This training will last 2 -3 hours. We give a range of time to account for variable factors such as; underlying knowledge and competence of delegates, class interaction and engagement and reduced delegate numbers. If a course finishes earlier than the allotted time, it will be due to one of these reasons. However, our trainer will ensure that all learning outcomes have been met.
What equipment will you use for training?
We have a variety of different training equipment and tools available. The training will be relevant and transferable. However, if you have a specific requirement for a particular type of equipment, please make this clear during the booking process, and the team will ensure this is provided. Alternatively, we can use your own equipment for training.
Aseptic -Technique Training Course Outline
This Aseptic Technique Training is for any healthcare professional who is required to perform Aseptic Technique their duties.
Healthcare professionals use Aseptic Technique in a wide range of clinical tasks such as Catheterisation, wound care, and many more. It helps prevent infections by following specific steps, like washing hands and using sterile equipment
This Aseptic Technique training course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with advanced knowledge and skills in implementing aseptic non-touch techniques. By mastering the principles and procedures of Aseptic Technique, participants will become proficient in infection control practices and enhance patient safety.
A solid understanding of Aseptic Technique will prevent infection and stop further complications.
- Course Duration: 2- 3 hours
- Course Level: Level 3
- Certificate: 1-year certificate
- Max Delegates: 12
- Practical: Yes
This course is designed for healthcare clinicians who are required to carry out invasive clinical procedures and tasks as part of their scope of practice.
Who will conduct the training?
One of our expert clinical tutors. These are Nurses or Doctors with abundant clinical and complex care experience and knowledge – so you’ll be in great hands! We will let you know who is doing the training in advance. You can check out their skills and experience by finding them on our meet the team page.
Welcome to our course on Aseptic Technique . In this course, you will learn essential skills and knowledge to effectively implement Aseptic Technique and contribute to a safe healthcare environment. Let’s take a closer look at what you will gain from each module:
1: Introduction to Aseptic Technique In this module, attendees will learn how to:
- Define Aseptic Technique and understand its significance in healthcare settings.
- Recognize why adhering to high Aseptic Technique standards is crucial for patient safety and infection prevention.
2: Key Principles and Safeguards of Aseptic Technique In this module, attendees will:
- Familiarize themselves with the key principles that underpin Aseptic Technique .
- Gain an understanding of the safeguards and procedures required for successful implementation of Aseptic Technique .
- Discover the pivotal role Aseptic Technique plays in reducing healthcare-associated infections.
3: Challenges in Implementing Aseptic Technique in the Workplace In this module, attendees will:
- Identify common challenges encountered in Aseptic Technique practices.
- Explore the contributing factors to these challenges.
- Acquire strategies and techniques to minimize these challenges and improve compliance with Aseptic Technique guidelines.
4: Preparation and Performance of Aseptic Technique In this module, attendees will:
- Learn step-by-step techniques for preparing the environment and equipment in Aseptic Technique procedures.
- Understand the proper execution of Aseptic Technique to maintain aseptic conditions.
- Discover best practices for ensuring adherence to Aseptic Technique guidelines.
5: Importance of Secure Information Management In this module, attendees will gain knowledge about:
- The significance of secure systems for recording, storing, and sharing healthcare information.
- The risks associated with insecure handling of information.
- The legal and ethical implications of mishandling patient data.
6: Principles of Safe Handling of Infected or Soiled Linen and Clinical Waste In this module, attendees will learn:
- The risks and hazards associated with infected or soiled linen and clinical waste.
- Safe handling practices, including transportation and proper disposal techniques.
- The equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) required for safe handling.
7: Privacy and Dignity in Healthcare Settings In this module, attendees will:
- Identify situations where an individual’s privacy and dignity may be compromised.
- Explore strategies for maintaining privacy and dignity in the work setting.
Throughout this course, you will develop a comprehensive understanding of Aseptic Technique , its principles, and the importance of its implementation in healthcare settings.
You will also gain knowledge about secure information management, safe handling of infected materials, and preserving privacy and dignity.
Will attending this training make me competent?
In short, no. No classroom-based training course can give you full competency – be very wary of anyone claiming they can.
Our classroom-based assessments are designed to bridge the gap between classroom learning and workplace competency.
In addition, we will provide you with the relevant workbooks and competency proformas to be observed and signed off within the workplace according to your local policy.
The importance of Aseptic Technique :
Aseptic Technique is important because it helps prevent germs from spreading and causing infections.
By the end of the course, you will have the skills you need to do things the right way and keep people from getting sick.
In healthcare, it’s important to keep people safe from germs. By learning Aseptic Technique , you can protect people from infections and keep them healthy.
Aseptic Technique Training is designed for healthcare workers who want to learn how to prevent infections by avoiding touching germs.
The course covers critical rules to prevent germ spread, how to protect the body from germs, and working collaboratively with others to stay safe.
You will learn how to do things without touching germs and understand why it’s essential. Upon completion of the course, you will have the required skills to carry out tasks correctly, keeping people safe and avoiding infections.
On completion of the course, you will be able to:
- Explain what Aseptic Technique is
- Identify factors within the workplace which may offer challenges to carrying out the skill.
- List the key principles and safeguards of Aseptic Technique
- Demonstrate how to carry out the skill with classroom role play
- Discuss the importance of accurate documentation and infection control policies
4 key principles of Aseptic Technique are:
- No touch technique: Aseptic Technique promotes the principle of avoiding unnecessary contact with sterile equipment, instruments, or key susceptible sites to minimize the risk of contamination. Healthcare professionals are trained to handle items without touching them directly or allowing them to come into contact with non-sterile surfaces.
- Aseptic technique: Aseptic Technique emphasizes the use of aseptic (sterile) procedures to prevent the introduction of harmful microorganisms during medical procedures. This includes using sterile equipment, maintaining a sterile field, and following strict hand hygiene practices.
- Standard precautions: Aseptic Technique advocates for the consistent application of standard precautions, which are basic infection control measures that should be followed in all healthcare settings. These include wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), practicing proper hand hygiene, and correctly disposing of contaminated materials.
- Risk assessment: Aseptic Technique highlights the importance of assessing and managing the risk of infection during procedures. Healthcare professionals are trained to identify potential sources of contamination, evaluate the risk associated with each procedure, and implement appropriate measures to minimize the risk of infection transmission.
These principles are crucial in maintaining asepsis and preventing healthcare-associated infections, ensuring patient safety, and promoting effective infection control practices in healthcare settings.
What is Non-Touch Technique?
Non-Touch Technique refers to a set of principles and practices used in healthcare to minimize direct contact with potentially contaminated surfaces or objects. The aim of NTT is to prevent the spread of pathogens and reduce the risk of infection transmission.
Healthcare professionals employ this technique by avoiding unnecessary contact with sterile equipment, maintaining aseptic conditions, and using appropriate protective measures, such as gloves and other personal protective equipment.
NTT is particularly crucial in environments where maintaining cleanliness and preventing cross-contamination are essential, such as operating rooms, isolation units, and sterile compounding areas.
Importance of Aseptic Non-Touch Technique
Aseptic Technique) is an important infection prevention practice in healthcare settings. It helps to prevent HAIs, protect patients and healthcare workers, standardize practice, prevent cross-contamination, enhance quality of care, and comply with regulations.
Here are some of the key benefits of Aseptic Technique :
1. Prevents HAIs:
Aseptic Technique helps to prevent the spread of harmful microorganisms, which can cause HAIs.
Protects patients and healthcare workers: Aseptic Technique helps to protect both patients and healthcare workers from exposure to harmful microorganisms.
2. Standardizes practice:
Aseptic Technique provides a standardized approach to infection prevention, which can help to reduce variations in practice and improve patient safety.
3. Prevents cross-contamination:
Aseptic Technique helps to prevent the spread of harmful microorganisms from one person or surface to another.
4. Enhances quality of care:
Aseptic Technique can help to improve the quality of care by promoting a culture of cleanliness and professionalism.
5. Complies with regulations:
Aseptic Technique aligns with regulatory requirements and infection control standards, which can help healthcare facilities maintain accreditation and provide safe care.
Overall, Aseptic Technique is an important practice that can help to improve patient safety and the quality of care in healthcare settings.