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Infection Prevention and Control for Clinical Workers (3 course bundle)

Infection Prevention and Control for Clinical Workers (3 course bundle)

This Infection Prevention and Control for Clinical Workers online course will give an overview of prevention and control of healthcare-associated infection, the effects of infections, how infections are spread, and how to help prevent the spread of infection.


Courses include:

  • Introduction to Infection Prevention and Control: Level 1
  • Infection Prevention and Control: level 2
  • Infection Prevention  and Control: Compliance and Management Level 3


Duration: 3 Hour     CPD Points: 3

  • Objectives

    At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

    • Describe and explain the consequences of infection and how infections are spread in a healthcare setting
    • Describe the impact of infections on patients and your duty of care to your patients
    • Understand how personal protective equipment, hand hygiene, management of blood, body fluids, shares, the environment, and care equipment can help prevent the spread of infection
  • Course Content

    Unit 1

    • Infection Prevention and Control for Clinical Workers – Introduction
    • Introduction
    • Overview
    • Knowledge Check – How are HCAIs Spread?
    • What are HCAIs?
    • Types of HCAIs
    • How HCAIs Spread
    • Illnesses Cause by HCAIs
    • Patient Experiences
    • Knowledge Check – Who is Responsible?
    • Appearance and Hygiene
    • Duty of Care
    • Caring for Your Health
    • Bloodborne Viruses
    • Skin Condition
    • Fit to Work
    • Prevent the Spread
    • Managing Infection Prevention and Control

    Unit 2

    • The Chain of Infection
    • Knowledge Check – Chain of Infection
    • Standard Principles
    • Principles of Asepsis
    • Aseptic Technique
    • When to Use Aseptic Techniques
    • Sterile Equipment
    • Types of hand Cleaning
    • Proper Hand Hygiene
    • Using Alcohol-Based Handrubs
    • Hand Washing
    • Knowledge Check – Hand Hygiene
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Types of Gloves
    • Types of Aprons
    • Face Protection
    • Knowledge Check – Gloves
    • Responsibilities
    • Managing the Environment
    • Knowledge Check – Dust Dangers
    • Cleaning Schedules
    • Storing Cleaning Equipment
    • National Colour Scheme for Cleaning Materials
    • Blood and Body Fluid Spillage
    • Spillage Kits
    • Dealing with Blood Spillage
    • Safe Handling and Disposal
    • Types of Sharps
    • Sharps Disposal Containers
    • Sharps Injuries
    • Handling Linen
    • Linen Classification
    • Separating Linen
    • Safe Linen Handling
    • Healthcare Waste Disposal
    • Hazardous Waste
    • Waste Streams
    • Disposing of Medicines
    • Hazardous Waste Bags
    • Anatomical Waste
    • Non-Hazardous Waste

    Unit 3

    • Standards of Care
    • Code of Practice
    • Knowledge Check – Standard Principles
    • Compliance Criteria
    • Demonstrated Compliance
    • Annual HCAI Prevention Programme
    • Local Systems and Action Plans
    • Care Quality Commission
    • Knowledge Check – Care Quality Commission
    • Reporting Concerns
    • Monitoring Trends
    • Risk Assessments
  • Certification

    On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Infection Prevention and Control for Clinical Workers ree course certificate.


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