EMPOWERING LOCAL COMMUNITIES THROUGH SPORT

SHORT COURSES Infection Control

Infection Control

  • ·  Meets CQC requirements.
  • ·  Meets the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities). 
  • ·  Meets the outcomes for Skills for Care Common Induction Standard 8. 
  • ·  Meets the Skills for Care Infection Prevention and Control knowledge Set. 
  • ·  Provides Evidence for Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (QCF) units ICO1 and ICO2. 
  • ·  Provides Evidence for Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (QCF) units ICO1 and ICO2.

What does the Infection Control course cover?

  1. Control Of Infection, Cross – Infection
    Causes Of Infection 
    A) Bacteria 
    Cocci 
    Bacilli 
    Spiral 
    B) Virus 
    C) Fungi 
    How Are Micro-Organisms Transmitted? 
    Direct Contact 
    Indirect Contact 
    Body's Natural Defence System 
    Factors Which Predispose Individuals To Infection 
    Signs Of Infection 
    Care Of A Client With Infection 
    Precautions 
    Care Environment 
    Handling Linen 
    Management And Control Of Infection 
    Basic Principles Of Control 
    Hand Washing 
    Disinfectants 
    Sterilization 
    Maintaining The Safety And Security Of The Care Environment 
    Legislation 
    Spillages 
    Isolation Of Clients 
    Aseptic Technique 
    Food Handling 
    Sharp Objects 
    Waste Disposal 
    Infestation 
    Scabies 
    Diarrhoea And Vomiting 
    What Is It? 
    How Do I Know If Someone Has It? 
    Is It Infectious? 
    What Is The Incubation Period? 
    Is There Any Treatment? 
    What Should I Do If Someone Has The Illness? 
    How Soon Can Someone With The Illness Return To Work? 
    Clostridium Difficile (Diarrhoea) 
    What Is It? 
    How Do I Know Someone Has It? 
    Is It Infectious? 
    Is There Any Treatment? 
    What Should I Do If Someone Has The Illness? 
    Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (Mrsa) 
    What Is It? 
    Management Of Mrsa Clients In Care Homes 
    How Do I Know Someone Has It? 
    Is There Any Treatment? 
    What About Contact With Carriers? 
    Appendix A - Handwashing Technique