Infection Control Training Online Course

Course Description

Infection prevention and control measures aim to ensure the protection of those who might be vulnerable to acquiring an infection…. Ok but why is this important?

Well every year at least 300,000 people develop a Health Care Associated Infection. This has a huge impact on the patient, the staff and the institution it occurs in. Whereas if there is good infection prevention and control, patients will have better health and more independence.

This course will start by defining infection prevention and control and explaining the impact of good and bad infection control. It then goes into detail about, the legislation that applies to infection control, the different types of microorganisms, how bacteria are transmitted, the chain of infection, and much more.

Infection Control Training Online Course

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
VEL0205-60 minutesFormal (multiple choice)CPD-

Course Modules

Module No. Module Name Pass % Required
1The course structure70
2Infection prevention and control, and the impact of infection70
3The different microorganisms70
4How bacteria are transmitted70
5The Chain of Infection70
6The control and prevention of infection70
7Cleaning & Decontamination70

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  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
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