This online training course covers a wide range of topics relating to infection, prevention & control within the healthcare industry, such as clinical waste, MRSA and hand washing. The infection control and prevention course will take approximately two hours to complete, and at the end of the training there are a number of multiple choice questions based on the course content, which must be answered correctly to pass the course.
Train Healthcare are fully aligned with Skills For Health and have been awarded the Skills for Health ‘Quality Mark’ for our face to face and e-learning training courses.
What is HCAI?
The Health and Social Care Act 2008
Code of Practice
At Risk Groups
Modes of Transmission
Most Common Infections in Healthcare
Clinical Waste Management
Hand washing with soap and water
The 5 Moments of Hand Hygiene
The use of alcohol foams and gels
Bare below the elbows rationale
Cultural Considerations for Hand Hygiene
Good Hand Care
Practical Assessment of Skills:
Correct Waste Handling
By the end of the course candidates:
Will understand what a Hospital Acquired Infection Is
Will have an understanding of the Health and Social Care Act
Will know who is most at risk of acquiring an infection
Will understand how infections are transmitted
Will have an awareness of the most common infections that patients may present/acquire with in a healthcare setting
Will have an awareness of how to effectively aid in the prevention of infection and safe working practices.
Will understand the importance of good hand hygiene
Be able to demonstrate effective Hand Washing Techniques