The Infection Prevention and Control for Nursing Staff will highlight the importance of infection prevention procedures, and the impact of healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs).
This course introduces 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.
This Infection Prevention and Control for Nursing Staff will give you an overview of hospital-acquired infections, standard precautions to be practised 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
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.
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate 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 Infection Prevention and Control for Nursing Staff 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.
|Infection Prevention and Control for Nursing Staff|
|Infection Prevention and Control Policy in the UK||00:30:00|
|Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection||01:30:00|
|Infections Spread by Food and Water||02:00:00|
|Infections Spread by Animals and Insects, and Less Common Infections Found in the UK||01:30:00|
|Infections & Diseases Spread by Person-to-Person Contact||01:20:00|
|Infections Spread by Sexual Contact||01:40:00|
|Infections Spread by Blood and Body Fluids||01:20:00|
|Mock Exam – Infection Prevention and Control for Nursing Staff||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Infection Prevention and Control for Nursing Staff||00:20:00|
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