Infection Prevention & Control

by Altura Learning
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Course Description:

With this course, discover how infectious agents spread and learn simple precautions you can take to reduce the risk of infection. 

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the different types of infectious agents (micro-organisms) and the harm they can cause
  • Explain why people receiving support are at an increased risk from infections
  • Outline considerations when promoting infection control in a disability setting
  • Distinguish the links in the chain of infection and identify the role of standard precautions in breaking those links

Who is this course appropriate for:

This course is perfect for anyone who supports people in a disability support environment.

Continuing Professional Development Hours:

Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.

You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.

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