Few things are more important in healthcare settings than stringent infection prevention and control measures.
Poor hygiene and cleanliness procedures can have serious ramifications for patients, staff and organisations alike.
It’s crucial that all staff within a healthcare environment understand their role in relation to infection prevention and control. This course looks at the meaning and importance of infection control, as well as the causes of infections and the conditions in which they thrive and spread. It also outlines the methods used to prevent and control the spread of infection.
The course content for Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare Settings are four units contained in 2 concise modules
Module A : Unit 1 Principles of the causes and spread of infection.
Unit 2 Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health prevention And control of infection in health-care settings.
Module B : Unit 3 Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in Health-care settings.
Unit 4 Principles of infection prevention and control in a health-care setting.
This course is available online or as a paper-based submission.