Infection Control Level 1
This infection control training course aims to help reduce the risk of spreading disease and infection in a care environment, a mandatory requirement for anyone working within the care industry. Cross infection and contamination can be controlled and the risk reduced through adopting best practice technique which we aim to teach during this course.
Infection Control Training Course Summary
- The meaning and importance of infection control
- Legislation and management of infection control in the UK
- Practising infection control
- Universal precautions
- Infection and its causes
- How infection spreads
- How to fight infection
- Making and breaking the chain of infection
- MRSA and C Diff
- Personal health and hygiene, including hand washing techniques
- Keeping a clean working environment. Identify when and how infection can be transmitted through the chain of infection
- Identify the importance of hand washing
- Discuss when and how to wash hands
- Understand the importance of standard and universal precautions
- Aware of waste disposal issues
On completion delegates will be able to demonstrate a much improved awareness of the causes of infection and be able to confidently demonstrate best practice techniques to prevent and control the risk of spread of infection, ultimately improving the quality of care given to the service user.
DURATIONThis course lasts approximately 3 hours.
CERTIFICATIONDelegates will be issued with certificates of attendance valid for a period of 1 year.