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Infection Prevention and Control: Level 1 An introduction

Infection Prevention and Control: Level 1 An introduction

This 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.


Duration: 1 .5 Hour     CPD Points:2

  • 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 Level 1 – 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
  • Certification

    On successful completion of the quiz, you will be awarded a CPD accredited Conflict Resolution free course certificate.


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