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Nursing Assistant: Infection Prevention and Control

Nursing Assistant: Infection Prevention and Control

469 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Introduction

The Infection Control Training will highlight the importance of infection prevention procedures, and the impact of healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs).

This course introduce you to the epidemiology of healthcare associated infection, prevention strategies for different types of infection and healthcare environments and the evidence underpinning them; antimicrobial stewardship, surveillance and audit as tools for driving infection prevention.

Course description

This Infection Control Training will give you an overview of hospital-acquired infections, standard precautions to be practiced by the staff and patients to reduce infection transmissions. This includes safe handling of sharps, sterilisation procedures for equipment and the surrounding environment, and the management of body fluids and blood. You’ll also be able to develop your ability to assess and manage infection risks in a variety of healthcare settings and use appropriate evidence to plan, implement and evaluate appropriate infection prevention and control programmes

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

While I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Nursing Assistant: Infection Prevention and Control is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

Nursing Assistant: Infection Prevention and Control
Module 1: Infection Prevention and Control Policy in the UK 00:20:00
Module 2: Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection 00:35:00
Module 3: Immunization 00:35:00
Module 4: Infections Spread by Food and Water 01:15:00
Module 5: Infections Spread by Animals and Insects, and Less Common Infections Found in the UK 01:00:00
Module 6: Infections & Diseases Spread by Person-to-Person Contact 01:00:00
Module 7: Infections Spread by Sexual Contact 01:00:00
Module 8: Infections Spread by Blood and Body Fluids 01:00:00
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