Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will have gained an understanding of:

  • What infection is and how it’s spread
  • Elements within the chain of infection
  • The different modes of infection transmission (contact, droplet and airborne)
  • Importance of adopting a patient-centred approach
  • Hand hygiene
  • Respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safe use and disposal of sharps
  • Cleaning, including managing blood and body substance spills
  • Reprocessing of reusable medical devices
  • Waste management
  • Handling of linen
  • Contact, droplet and airborne transmission
  • Risk management in infection prevention and control
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At a Glance

Cost

$30 (incl. GST)

Delivery

Online

Duration

1 hour

Certification

A Certificate of Participation will be issued upon successful completion.