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INFECTION PREVENTION & CONTROL

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Course Benefits

  • This course is a mandatory requirement for people working in the care sector.

  • The course is recommended by Skills for Care as a minimum standard for people working in social care.

  • The course is recognised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as a minimum standard that people working in social care need to meet before they can safely work unsupervised.

  • This course meets the Infection Prevention and Control standard of the mandatory Care Certificate.

  • The course meets some knowledge criteria for Infection Prevention and Control Unit of the QCF (NVQ) Diploma in Health & Social Care.

  • The course can be used for credit transfer or Recognition of prior learning (RPL) to Infection Prevention and Control Unit of the QCF (NVQ) Diploma in Health & Social Care.

  • The Course has credit value under the QCF framework and recognized throughout the United Kingdom and Europe.

Course Objectives

This course examines basic principles and procedures to follow in order to maintain good hygiene, prevent and control infection at work.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course, learners must be able to:

  • Understand the meaning and types of pathogens.

  • Identify the chain of infection

  • Understand the correct hand washing techniques.

  • Identify types and uses of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

  • Understand the correct Waste disposal procedures.

Course Contents

Module 1: Meaning and types of pathogens.

Module 2: Chain of infection

Module 3: Correct hand washing techniques.

Module 4: Types and uses of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Module 5: Transmission of infection.

Assessment Methods

This course can be assessed by a wide range of methods, depending on the level and

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mode of study. Methods available include but not limited to the following:

  • Written Assignment

  • Observation

  • Multiple choice question (online only)

  • Professional discussion

  • Witness Testimony

 

Guided learning hours

An average of 15 hours is recommended for this course.

 

 

 

 

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About Care Training Academy

Care Training Academy is a subsidiary of the Learning and Development Bureau. A company registered in England Wales. Registered office: Suite 15, Hopewell Business Centre, Hopewell Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 7DX, United Kingdom.

Contact us

Suite 15, Hopewell Business Centre, Hopewell Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 7DX. United Kingdom. Tel: 01634540669 info@ caretrainingacademy.co.uk
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