Online learning for the effective control of cross-contamination, infectious bacteria and viruses
This course gives the learner an excellent understanding of the importance of infection control in a healthcare environment. It covers the three main stages that are crucial for effective control of cross-contamination and control of infectious bacteria and viruses - hand hygiene; personal protective equipment; and the safe use and disposal of sharps.
- The reasons behind the need for infection control
- Identifying the three main areas of activity within infection control
- Procedures for hand hygiene, personal protective equipment and disposal of sharps (in other words, used needles and the like)
- And, will look closer at two of the main causes of concern regarding infectious agents within healthcare