Infection Control Basic Principles

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38m
Details
CPD38m of CPD
First Published
Updated06 May 2021
Expires 06 May 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

This essential Mandatory Training Module will give you an overview of the basics of infection control. It is a suitable refresher for all levels of learners.

Topics
  • How infectious diseases are transmitted according to the chain of infection
  • Which standard precautions should be applied to all routine care and which additional transmission-based precaution may be necessary
  • How respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette can reduce transmission of respiratory illness
  • What constitutes 'aseptic technique'.
Learning Outcomes
  • Recognise risks of infectious disease transmission in multiple settings.
  • Consistently apply and comply with standard precautions in all episodes of care and service delivery.
  • Select, safely use and dispose of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Prevent environmental contamination and spread of respiratory illness by routinely practising appropriate respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette.
Target Audience

This module is intended for healthcare workers commencing employment or renewing annual competencies in the healthcare sector.

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Details
CPD38m of CPD
First Published
Updated06 May 2021
Expires
06 May 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Learning Tools
Topics
Infectious Diseases
Infection Prevention
Microbiology
COVID-19 Coronavirus
Aged Care
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