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Flu. Hepatitis. MRSA. Many become infected whilst in care, yet cross-infection can be reduced with a few simple measures.

This three-hour course helps staff reduce the risk of cross-infection among vulnerable clients and staff.
Infection Control

Three hours

Introduction / Refresher

Nurses and Carers

To enable staff to reduce the risk of cross infection among clients and colleagues.

Up to 15 students

- Three key forms of infection
- Four modes of infection transmission
- Universal precautions
- Handwashing - when and how
- PPE - personal protective equipment
- Skin protection
- Sharps - safe disposal / injuries
- Non-resheathing of needles
- Clinical waste disposal and spillages
- Handling soiled linen and clothing
- Nails, jewellery and personal hygiene
- Knowledge test

Lecture, group discussion and practical exercises.

Students are assessed on the basis of
their performance of the exercises and
in the summative test at the end.

- Care Standards Act regulations
- Skills for Care Induction Standards
- National Vocational Qualifications
- COSHH regulations
- Health & Safety at Work Act

- Attendance forms
- Course notes / handouts
- Knowledge tests
- Training records
- Feedback forms
- Certificates of Achievement

Dependent on your training needs.
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Michael Hughes MSc BSc(Hons) RN DipN ENB 998 ENB 978 Cert HPM FRSPH FIHPE PTLLS
Healthcare Training 79 Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8JG  Tel/Fax: 020 3115 1039
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