Outbreak Management in Aged Care

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Updated 16 May 2024 Certificate

Infectious disease outbreaks in aged care settings can be catastrophic events due to the heightened vulnerability of older adults living in close proximity. This Ausmed Training Module provides essential learning for staff to be able to recognise and manage outbreaks in aged care settings.

Content

7 Video Units • 11 Questions
Pre-reflection
1 Question
Introduction
1m
Introduction to Outbreak Management in Aged Care
2 Questions
4m
Preparing for Outbreaks in Aged Care Facilities
1 Question
2m
Early Detection and Surveillance
1 Question
Infection Prevention and Control in Response to an Outbreak
3 Questions
Providing Care and Services During an Outbreak
2 Questions
Conclusion
1m
Post-reflection
1 Question

What you'll learn:

1

Recognise a potential infectious disease outbreak in aged care.

2

Understand the importance of outbreak management in aged care.

3

Prepare for outbreaks using your organisation’s outbreak management plan.

4

Apply infection prevention and control measures during an outbreak.

5

Know how to support your clients’ health and wellbeing during an outbreak.

Who it's for:

Healthcare professionals, healthcare workers and ancillary staff working with older adults.

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Last updated16 May 2024

Published10 Aug 2023

Due for review30 Aug 2024
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