Hand Hygiene Essentials

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46m
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CPD46m of CPD
First Published
Updated21 June 2021
Expires 21 June 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

An essential training module that looks at the transmission of potentially pathogenic organisms by contaminated hands.

Topics
  • Hand antiseptics
  • Hand hygiene technique
  • Surgical hand hygiene technique
  • Five moments of hand hygiene
  • Hand hygiene and glove use
  • Reducing infection rates through better hand hygiene.
Learning Outcomes
  • Select an appropriate hand antiseptic.
  • Reduce your risk of irritant contact dermatitis by appropriate hand drying and moisturising as well as correct glove use.
  • Consistently and correctly perform hand antisepsis.
  • Follow the 'five moments' recommendations
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Target Audience

Any clinician or healthcare worker employed in the provision of care in any healthcare setting.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Details
CPD46m of CPD
First Published
Updated21 June 2021
Expires
21 June 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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Infectious Diseases
Infection Prevention and Control
COVID-19 Coronavirus
Aged Care
Allied Health
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