Course Description

Infection Prevention and Control

Clane Community School

This module is a mandatory component from “Health Service skills” major award 5M3782. If Learner has completed all components in “Healthcare Support” major award 5M4339, by completing “Infection Prevention and Control” they may be able achieve a second major award in “Healthservice Skills”(depending on modules completed as some modules are subject to change)
Learn the basic principles of infection and the application of standard precautions in relation to infection controll. Also the importance of infection prevention and control in the healthcare area, in providing a healthy environment for patients, staff and visitors. Learn the difference between social hand hygiene, antiseptic hand hygiene and surgical hand hygiene to include the correct use of alcohol handgels . Learn how to Implement the local terminal cleaning procedure in a range of settings, such as an isolation room, single use items and outbreak management. Get to know policies for dealing with clean and soiled linen, the disposal of sharps and the correct management following inoculation, injury or accidental exposure to blood and body fluids.
Learners must be available some Saturdays to complete skills demonstration.

Clane, Kildare, Ireland
College Name Clane Community School
Course Category Health Care, Healthcare
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Clane, Kildare, Ireland
Course Fee €290
Course Duration 10
Course Times 10:00 a.m.
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Clane Community School

045 868788
Clane, Kildare, Republic of Ireland

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