Infection Control

People in care environments are more at risk of infection than those in non-care environments. Managing the control of infection is a distinct legal obligation upon care providers.

Course Description Syllabus Care Certificate Related courses

About the course

Not only is this course fully standards compliant, it promotes best known international practices in the control of infection. The course is easy to follow, interestingly put across and straightforward to understand.

Who is this course for?

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is infection control training you will want to use time after time.

What does the course cover?

  • Legal requirements
  • At risk groups
  • Chemical guidelines
  • Micro-organisms
  • Parasites
  • Viruses
  • Bacteria
  • The Chain of Infection
  • Means of Transmission
  • Infection control procedures (UICPs)
  • Hand washing
  • Hand drying
  • Physical decontamination
  • Colour coding
  • Training requirements
  • Cleaning correctly
  • Dealing with spillages
  • Biohazard kits
  • Handling sharps
  • Specimen
  • Protective equipment (PPE)
  • Disposable gloves
  • Aprons
  • Masks
  • Food hygiene
  • Personal hygiene
  • Laundry and linen
  • Clinical waste
  • Communicable diseases