Infection Prevention & Control
With this course, discover how infectious agents spread and learn simple precautions you can take to reduce the risk of infection.
After completing this course, participants should be able to:
- Describe the different types of infectious agents (micro-organisms) and the harm they can cause
- Explain why people receiving support are at an increased risk of infections
- Outline considerations when promoting infection control in a disability setting
- Distinguish the links in the chain of infection and identify the role of standard precautions in breaking those links
Who is this course appropriate for:
This course is perfect for anyone who supports people in a disability support environment.
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.
You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.
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