Level 1 & 2
Infection Prevention & Control
The Infection Prevention & Control training can be provided individually or as part of a bespoke package.
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By the end of the course, participants at:
Level 1 will be able to:
State their obligations and that of their employers with regard to infection control.
Understand the consequences of poor infection control practice.
State the actions to be taken in relation to the infection control requirements put in place within their working environment.
Identify the correct actions with regard to a range of different infection control situations.
Level 2, in addition to the Level 1 objectives above, will be able to:
Know what is meant by the term healthcare associated infections.
Know the chain of infection and how this informs infection prevention and control practice.
Have a good understanding of the routes of transmission of micro-organisms.
Understand individual roles and responsibilities for the three levels of decontamination.
Know how to use single-use items appropriately.
Conduct a risk assessment in respect of ensuring infection prevention and control.
Know the different alert organisms and conditions that pose an infection risk.
Know how to safely manage patients with specific alert organisms.
Level 1: All staff who may who may be involved in infection control in the course of their duties.
Level 2: Clinical staff who are involved in infection control in the course of their duties.
Level 1: 3 hours
Level 2: 5 hours
Certification: Level 1 or 2 Award in Infection Prevention & Control.
Assessment: Knowledge assessment via a question paper.
Number of Participants: 16 Maximum
Our Infection Prevention & Control Training:
Is based on the compliance requirements placed on trainers by the Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act of 1974, Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations; and the competence / requirements placed on healthcare employers by industry standards.
Can assist Health & Social Care Diploma candidates with the various elements of their learning.
Is aligned to the learning outcomes for both level 1 (All Staff) and Level 2 (Clinical Staff) of the Skills for Health Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF).