Infection Prevention & Control – E-Learning

Start date: 29 March 2020

Duration: 35 minutes - Can be completed any time

Location: Online

Certificate: N/A

Cost: €19

Course code: N/A

Programme overview

To help prevent the spread of infections, bacteria & viruses in the workplace, education is key. This 35 minute online module covers recommendations and best practice in hygiene to prevent the spread of infections.

This is an online training module compatible with all devices including tablets and mobile phones. The training can be completed at any time.

Trainees will complete a short quiz on completion of the training to confirm validation of training.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the training programme, participants will:

• Understand and show commitment to legislation, guidance and best practice
• Learn about what infections are, where the come from and how to prevent them
• Learn about the common infections you might come across in the workplace, as well as best hygiene practices recommended to prevent infections

Who Is This Course For?

This course is suitable for anyone


What is an Infection (5 minutes)

  • Viruses
  • Parasites
  • Fungi & Prions
  • Who is at Risk?
  • Where do infections come from?
  • Quiz

The Chain of Infection (6 Minutes)

  • The Pathogen
  • The Reservoir
  • The Portal of Exit
  • Means of Transmission
  • The Portal of Entry
  • The Susceptible Host
  • Breaking the Chain of Infection
  • Quiz

Hygiene (9 minutes)

  • Handwashing
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Blood Skills
  • Clearing Blood & Body Fluids
  • Minor Injuries
  • Quiz

Common Infections (5 minutes)

  • Colds
  • Influenza
  • Norovirus
  • Legionnaires Diesease
  • MRSA
  • Lymes Disease
  • Zoonoses
  • Anthrax
  • Quiz

Responsibilities (4 minutes)

  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Risk Assessment
  • Employee Responsibilities
  • More Responsibilities
  • Conclusion
  • Quiz

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