CSTF - Infection Prevention and Control Level 1&2

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our CSTF - Infection Prevention and Control Level 1&2 module. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to CSTF - Infection Prevention and Control Level 1&2 including:

1. Introduction to infection prevention and control
2. The importance of hand hygiene
3. Personal protective equipment (PPE) and its correct use
4. Safe handling and disposal of sharps
5. Standard infection control precautions
6. Prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs)
7. Cleaning and decontamination in healthcare settings
8. Safe management of spills and waste
9. Role of individuals in preventing the spread of infection
10. Reporting and surveillance of infections
11. Advanced hand hygiene techniques
12. Aseptic technique and sterile procedures
13. Transmission-based precautions
14. Prevention and control of specific infections (e.g., MRSA, Clostridium difficile)
15. Management of outbreaks and incidents

The learning outcomes are.

1. Understand the importance of infection prevention and control in healthcare settings.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of proper hand hygiene techniques and the importance of regular handwashing.
3. Understand the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and how to safely dispose of it.
4. Demonstrate knowledge of safe handling and disposal of sharps to prevent infections.
5. Understand and apply standard infection control precautions in healthcare settings.
6. Demonstrate knowledge of common healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and ways to prevent their spread.
7. Understand the principles of cleaning and decontamination in healthcare settings.
8. Know how to safely manage spills and dispose of waste to prevent the spread of infection.
9. Understand the role of individuals in preventing the spread of infection.
10. Know how to report and participate in the surveillance of infections.
11. Demonstrate advanced hand hygiene techniques, including handrubbing and surgical hand preparation.
12. Understand and apply aseptic technique and sterile procedures in healthcare settings.
13. Demonstrate knowledge of transmission-based precautions and when to implement them.
14. Understand specific infection prevention and control measures for different types of infections (e.g., MRSA, Clostridium difficile).
15. Know how to effectively manage outbreaks and incidents related to infection control.
16. Understand the principles of antimicrobial stewardship and the appropriate use of antibiotics.
17. Demonstrate knowledge of dealing with resistant organisms and preventing their spread.
18. Understand the role of healthcare workers in promoting infection prevention and control.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in CSTF - Infection Prevention and Control Level 1&2

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.