This bundle has been designed to provide you with an understanding of how to apply standard precautions in your workplace and the role this plays in reducing the risk of infection. How to maintain effective hand hygiene, the need for respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette as well as the importance of reprocessing reusable instruments and equipment including the asepsis and aseptic technique.
Course Category: Health Care
Experts: Sue Atkins (DHHS), HICMR (Healthcare Infection Control Management Resources)
On completion of this bundle your team will have an understanding of:
Standard precautions used in healthcare environments to prevent and control infection and how to maintain effective hand hygiene.
The need for respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette, the importance of maintaining a clean environment and how to use personal protective equipment (PPE) safely.
The importance of reprocessing reusable instruments and equipment as well as asepsis and aseptic technique.
Packaging and sterilisation requirements for RMDs, including: selection and use of Sterile Barrier Systems (SBS), packaging of RMDs, sterilisation of RMDs, and monitoring and testing of the Sterilisers available.
Infection Prevention and Control - Standard Precautions - 70min