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Statutory & Mandatory Training: Infection Prevention & Control (Non-Clinical)

Course Information

  • Course Code: CHEL023
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: £40.00

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Overview

This course is suitable for anyone working in a role where infection prevention and control is important. It provides information about how to keep yourself, and those around you, as safe as possible from the spread of infection.

Overview

Infection poses a threat to everyone and can lead to severe illness, a worsening of underlying conditions or even fatalities. It is therefore important to understand the routes by which an infection can get into the body and the ways in which your own health or hygiene might pose a risk to yourself and others.

This course provides valuable information on how you can contribute to preventing infections.

Training outcomes

  • Know how you can contribute to infection prevention and control in your workplace.
  • Be able to demonstrate the standard infection prevention and control precautions relevant to your role, such as hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, exposure to blood and bodily fluids and waste management.
  • Understand your responsibility to prevent passing on infections in the workplace.

 

What will I study?

You will learn

  • Know how you can contribute to infection prevention and control in your workplace
  • Be able to demonstrate the standard infection prevention and control precautions relevant to your role, such as hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, exposure to blood and bodily fluids and waste management
  • Understand your responsibility to prevent passing on infections in the workplace

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Anyone working in a role in which infection prevention and control is important, but where you may not be in direct contact with bodily fluids
  • Doctor’s receptionist
  • Hospital administrator
  • Hospital porter
Entry Requirements

Accreditation

The course is accredited by CPD. The certificates, awarded upon successful completion, can be used to log your hours against.

Duration

The course usually takes between 1-2 hours each to complete, depending on the speed of learning. Learners do not have to complete all the training in one session as progress is recorded throughout and the training can be paused and resumed in our learning management system at any time.

Target audience

This course is aimed at anyone working in a role in which infection prevention and control is important, but where you may not be in direct contact with bodily fluids such as a doctor’s receptionist, hospital administrator or hospital porter, etc.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Test and certificate

Each end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test six times at no extra cost.

If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.

Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion of each course. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.

 

How will I be assessed?

Accreditation

The course is accredited by CPD. The certificates, awarded upon successful completion, can be used to log your hours against.

Duration

The course usually takes between 1-2 hours each to complete, depending on the speed of learning. Learners do not have to complete all the training in one session as progress is recorded throughout and the training can be paused and resumed in our learning management system at any time.

Target audience

This course is aimed at anyone working in a role in which infection prevention and control is important, but where you may not be in direct contact with bodily fluids such as a doctor’s receptionist, hospital administrator or hospital porter, etc.

 

Test and certificate

Each end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test six times at no extra cost.

If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.

Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion of each course. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.

What can I do next?

We offer a wide range of health and social care e-learning courses, click here for further information. 

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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