The purpose of this course is to equip you with the knowledge and skills to ensure that the risk of infection to patients, visitors and staff is minimised through a range of prevention and control processes.
A recognised qualification that demonstrates a broad range of knowledge that enables you to develop a better understanding of the basic principles of infection control and their application in the workplace.
…A course that will enable you to develop an awareness of the essential role played by infection control and your responsibility in its prevention, ensuring best evidence-based practice in the multidisciplinary healthcare team
Learn from a highly qualified and experienced teacher who will support and prepare you with the real-life knowledge and skills needed to understand the basic principles of infection control and their application in the workplace.
It will provide the recognition you need to complement your existing qualifications.
Maximize your career potential as you grow in confidence by developing a better understanding of the basic principles of infection control and their application in the workplace.
Learn from highly qualified and experienced Teachers who will support and prepare you for the real-life knowledge, skills and competence required to work effectively as part of a healthcare team.
Enrich your learning experience in a diverse learning environment. A friendly welcoming student centered learning environment with teachers who support, mentor and guide you through the programme.
Programme Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
Complete basic skills in relation to promoting good infection control practices
Understand how infections develop, the signs and symptoms of infection and ways to prevent infection spreading.
Create an awareness of the importance of their role in infection control management.
Analyse the factors that increase the susceptibility of people to develop infections
Gain a basic understanding of the growth of microorganisms and factors that influence the growth
Acquire a better understanding of the chain of infection and ways to break the chain and prevent infection
At the end of the course you will have an understanding and awareness on how to prevent and control infection, applying best practice.
Unit 1: Basic Microbiology
Unit 2: Principles of Infection Control
Unit 3: Hospital acquired infections
Unit 4: Health Management
A valuable qualification that provides the essential skills and understanding of the key clinical priorities in the healthcare industry which is to protect patients, visitors and staff from the risk of healthcare-associated infections.
It will complement previous qualifications and enhance your job opportunities
This course is suitable for persons working in an environment where there is a significant risk of infection transferring: Nurses, Healthcare Assistants, Childcare Personnel or any areas of work that presents a risk.
Start Date: 04/02/20
End Date: 21/04/20
Tuesday: 6.30 – 9.30 pm