Online Infection Control Course

DG Training

Course details

Course description

Approved by CPD Infection prevention and control measures aim to ensure the protection of those who might be vulnerable to acquiring an infection…. Ok but why is this important? Well every year at least 300,000 people develop a Health Care Associated Infection. This has a huge impact on the patient, the staff and the institution it occurs in. Whereas if there is good infection prevention and control, patients will have better health and more independence. This course will start by defining infection prevention and control and explaining the impact of good and bad infection control. It then goes into detail about, the legislation that applies to infection control, the different types of microorganisms, how bacteria are transmitted, the chain of infection, and much more. GUIDED LEARNING HOURS Approximately 60 minutes are required for this course. Tutor support is available by email and telephone. FORM OF ASSESSMENT A short test concludes each module. A pass mark of 70% for each module is required to successfully pass the course. SYLLABUS Infection Prevention and Control and the Impact of Infection The Different Microorganisms How Bacteria are Transmitted The Chain of Infection The Control and Prevention of Infection Cleaning and Decontamination

Provided by

DG Training

01387 256116

Provider website

15 Dalscone Way




ITA funding available

Entry requirements

No specific entry requirements

Course options

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6th Apr 2020 to 6th Apr 2021

Cost: £25.00 (ex. VAT)

Venue details


Online from participant's location

Online Self Study

Online Self Study

Who to contact

Louise Ramsay



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