Infection Control

(5 students)

This course includes:

  • list-favs1 hour, 54 minutes
  • list-favsCPD Accreditation
  • list-favs8 units
  • list-favsFull lifetime access
  • list-favsAccess on mobile and TV
  • list-favsCertificate of completion
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Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop an understanding of infection and the body’s defence mechanisms.
  • Identify different types of microorganisms and microbiology.
  • Analyse the transmission and prevention of bloodborne pathogens.
  • Develop knowledge in controlling and preventing infection.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of decontamination and disinfection.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of sterilisation techniques in preventing infection.
  • Understand the importance of hygiene in preventing infection.

Course Overview:

Infection control is a crucial aspect of healthcare and public safety. The Infection Control course provides a comprehensive understanding of infection control, including the body’s defence mechanisms, microbiology, and controlling and preventing infection.

The course is divided into eight modules, starting with an introduction to infection control and the body’s defence mechanisms, then exploring microorganisms and microbiology. You will learn about bloodborne pathogens, controlling and preventing infection, and decontamination and disinfection. The course also covers sterilisation techniques and hygiene to prevent infection.

Course Benefits:

The Infection Control course offers a range of benefits to individuals seeking to advance their knowledge in infection control. The course covers essential topics such as the body’s defence mechanisms, microbiology, controlling and preventing infection, decontamination and disinfection, sterilisation techniques, and hygiene.

By taking this course, individuals will understand infection control and its importance in healthcare and public safety to implement infection control measures. They will also learn how to identify different types of microorganisms, analyse the transmission and prevention of bloodborne pathogens, and evaluate the effectiveness of sterilisation techniques in preventing infection.

Furthermore, this course is ideal for healthcare professionals, including nurses, doctors, and administrators, who are interested in advancing their knowledge of infection control and its application in healthcare practice. It’s also suitable for individuals who want to learn about infection control for personal or professional development.

Career Path:

  • Infection Control Officer – responsible for implementing infection control policies and procedures within a healthcare organisation.
  • Medical Laboratory Technologist – responsible for conducting laboratory tests to diagnose and treat diseases caused by microorganisms.
  • Public Health Inspector – responsible for monitoring and enforcing public health regulations and ensuring compliance with infection control standards.
  • Environmental Health and Safety Specialist – responsible for identifying and mitigating environmental and occupational health risks that could lead to infections.
  • Epidemiologist – responsible for investigating and tracking the spread of infectious diseases and developing strategies to prevent and control outbreaks.
  • Health Nurse – responsible for promoting workplace health and safety and preventing infections through infection control measures.

Course content

  • video Introduction to Infection

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