Infection Control Level 2

  • By: Espirita
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Price: £20 (Bulk discounts available; 25% charity discount applies)

This course, Infection Control Level 2, has been developed by healthcare training specialists Espirita and is aimed at staff who come into contact with people who have the potential to spread infection, or where infection control is actively needed. The course contains information to enable learners to assess risks in relation to the spread of infection. It provides them with essential knowledge of the chain of infection and the principles of controlling different infection types.

Infection Control Level 2

Objectives

After completing the course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the different types of micro-organisms, including bacteria
  • Understand the importance of occupational infection control measures
  • Recall their responsibilities in managing infection control
  • State the chain of infection
  • Apply protective measures against viruses, fungi, protozoa and parasites
  • Develop practical skills in line with industry standards and guidelines

Topics

Topics explored in this course, Infection Control Level 2:

  • Types of mico-organisms
  • Viruses, fungi, protozoa and parasites
  • The causes of infection and transmission
  • Standard infection control precautions
  • Risk assessments
  • MRSA
  • Personal and hand hygiene
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Management of blood, body fluids and care equipment
  • Environmental control
  • Sharps
  • Healthcare and domestic waste
  • Responsibilities
  • Documentation
  • Law and guidelines
  • Health and safety policy
  • Health and safety regulations

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