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Hand Hygiene, Infection Prevention and Control
January 25, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm€80
Aim: To provide an up to date working knowledge of the general principles and best practice in infection prevention and control
Course Outline: This course gives a basic understanding of microbiology and shows clearly how infections spread directly and indirectly. A comprehensive overview of standard and transmission based precautions is provided. UV Light Box to highlight importance of Hand Hygiene followed by individual demonstrations. Use of personal protective equipment. Health and safety and risk management issues in infection control. Overview of common infectious diseases and blood borne viruses. Management of difficult situations in infection control such as MRSA, C Diff, ESBLS, TB, HIV, Hepatitis and other current challenges.
Objectives: To provide clear and consistent guidelines on Best Practice in Infection Prevention and Control underpinned by current research and evidence based practice. Participants of this programme will be equipped to play an important role in infection control in their workplace on completion of the training day.
Target Audience: Anyone interested in updating their knowledge of infection prevention and control in healthcare settings.
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