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Infection Control

Around 15,000 deaths and many serious illnesses are the result of infections. Many of these incidents could be avoided by having a basic understanding of what infections are and adopting effective control and monitoring techniques. This short course will demonstrate how you should effectively prevent and treat the most common infections within the workplace.

Who it is for:

Ideal for anyone working in the health or care industry.

What you will learn:

  • Infection control policies & procedures
  • Legislation
  • Handling and storage of specimens
  • Effective personal hygiene
  • Clinical waste management
  • Waste disposal techniques
  • Spillages
  • Common diseases and infections
  • Hand hygiene

Assessment:

There is no formal assessment on this course. Students are continually assessed by our highly experienced St John trainers.

Certification:

All successful delegates will receive a St John Wales certificate, valid for 3 years.

 

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