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Infection prevention and control

This course raises awareness and increases understanding of infection prevention and practice. As a result it aims to reduce the risk of service users and staff acquiring a healthcare associated infection (HCAI). This course is developed in conjunction with Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Level: Basic
Duration: 2 hours

Who is it for?

This course is for all health and social care workers, working in any setting.

What are the outcomes?

  • On completion of this training course, participants will be able to:
  • Describe action to take to gain further information and support
  • Explain how to break the chain of infection effectively
  • Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) correctly and effectively
  • Describe how to prevent cross contamination within various settings
  • Demonstrate how to wash hands effectively and how to implement ‘My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene’
  • Explain actions to take when an outbreak of an infection is suspected
  • Explain different levels of cleaning

Additional information

For further information on infection prevention and control, please contact the Infection Control team on infection.control@herefordshireccg.nhs.uk or phone 01432 383410.

A refresher must be undertaken annually for this course. This course can be delivered in-house if required.

For further details or to book this course, please contact us via our online form, call our team on 01432 383500 or email training@hoopleltd.co.uk. You may also search for upcoming open courses on CPD Online.