Infection Control Cleaning

Cover image for: Infection Control Cleaning
CPDTime.
36m
Updated 13 Jun 2024 Certificate

Environmental sources and reservoirs of potentially pathogenic microorganisms exist in all settings, including healthcare facilities. This Ausmed Training Module looks at the underlying principles of cleaning in healthcare and teaches how to reduce the risk of infection transmission among patients, healthcare workers and visitors.

(It is advised that learners also complete the Ausmed Mandatory Training Modules on Hand Hygiene and Infection Control Basic Principles.)

Content

7 Video Units • 14 Questions
Pre-reflection
1 Question
Introduction
1 Question
7m
Cleaning: What You Need to Know!
2 Questions
4m
Principles and Sequence of Cleaning
4 Questions
6m
Who is Responsible for Cleaning?
1 Question
3m
Cleaning Agents and Equipment
2 Questions
6m
Decontamination After Blood Spills or Other Potentially Infectious Materials
2 Questions
1m
Conclusion
4m
Post-reflection
1 Question

What you'll learn:

1

Recognise that environmental surfaces contribute to the transmission of infectious diseases.

2

Differentiate between high-touch/frequently touched and other environmental surfaces, and plan appropriately for their cleaning.

3

Select, safely use (in appropriate sequence), and dispose, replace or store all cleaning items.

4

Safely and appropriately decontaminate surfaces soiled with blood or other potentially infectious materials.

Who it's for:

Any clinician, allied, or healthcare worker working in the delivery of care or services in any healthcare setting.

Topics

Meet your educator
Content Integrity
Ausmed strives for the highest level of content integrity and accuracy in our educational resources.
Timeline
This resource will be updated or unpublished after the due for review date.
Last updated13 Jun 2024

Published20 Jun 2019

Due for review30 Oct 2024
Disclaimer
Usage
Cite this resource
Disclosure
Anyone involved in the creation of Ausmed content declare that they have no conflicts of interest. Generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used where possible.

Recommended resources

Image for Neck of Femur Fracture
Neck of Femur Fracture
CPDTime.resource
30m
Image for Antiepileptics in Epilepsy Treatment
Antiepileptics in Epilepsy Treatment
CPDTime.resource
55m
Image for Central Venous Access Devices (CVADs)
Central Venous Access Devices (CVADs)
CPDTime.resource
54m
Image for Pressure Injuries
Pressure Injuries
CPDTime.resource
1h 10m
Image for Standard 7: The Residential Community
Standard 7: The Residential Community
CPDTime.resource
10m
Image for Infection Prevention and ControlFree
Infection Prevention and Control
CPDTime.resource
28m
Image for Liver Function, Assessment and Common Diseases
Liver Function, Assessment and Common Diseases
CPDTime.resource
55m
Image for Delirium
Delirium
CPDTime.resource
31m
Image for Wound Cleansing and Debridement
Wound Cleansing and Debridement
CPDTime.resource
1h 18m
Image for Eye Emergencies
Eye Emergencies
CPDTime.resource
33m