Infection Prevention and Control

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CPD28m of CPD
First Published
Updated03 October 2022
Expires 30 October 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

Simple infection prevention and control measures can reduce the risk of transmission of infections between patients, visitors and healthcare staff. This module provides basic training on infection prevention and control for staff at all levels. Learn more here!

Topics
  • Basic infection prevention and control principles
  • Standard precautions for basic infection prevention and control
  • Hand hygiene
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Transmission-based precautions to prevent the transmission of infections agents
Learning Outcomes
  • Understand how infection prevention and control principles reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections.
  • Know when and how to apply standard precautions.
  • Know when and how to apply transmission-based precautions.
  • Know when to perform the five moments of hand hygiene.
  • Know how to safely don and doff personal protective equipment.
Target Audience

All healthcare staff in all settings.

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.

Aged Care Training Passport
This resource is part of the Ausmed Passport™ series.
Details
CPD28m of CPD
First Published
Updated03 October 2022
Expires
30 October 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Learning Tools
Topics
Infectious Diseases
Infection Prevention and Control
Microbiology
COVID-19 Coronavirus
Aged Care
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