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Infection Prevention and Control for Care Workers Training

Anyone who receives care, whether it is a patient or individual in hospital, someone in residential care / a care setting, or someone in their own home, everyone is at risk of infection.

This Infection Prevention and Control Training Course for care workers will help learners to understand the importance of preventing the spread of infections as well as explaining what can be done to protect themselves and those they work with.

Although the course relates to all infections, it has been written with additional information relating to Covid-19 to specifically assist workers who may come across this virus in the course of their job role.

  • Detailed information about how to prevent and control infection when working in a care setting
  • High quality training experience using case studies and real-world scenarios
  • Sections specifically relating to Cofvid-19 are included as well as general information about preventing and controlling the spread of infection
  • Certificate upon completion
Duration: 30 minutes

*Annual price per unit 

£25.00

Discounts for larger volume and multi-year subscription purchases.
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About the Infection Prevention and Control Online Training Course

The Infection Prevention and Control Training Course helps learners to understand the importance of preventing the spread of infections as well as explaining what can be done to protect themselves and those they work with.

This course examines all aspects of the infection process, including the preventative measures those working in care settings must take.

The course looks at the spread of all infections and how to control and prevent them, and contains information specifically relating to Covid-19.

 

Aims of the course

The aim of the Infection Prevention and Control Training Course is to explain how infection prevention and control are essential to preventing the spread of infections such as coronavirus (Covid-19).

The course will help you understand the spread of infection and what can be done to protect yourself and the people you care for.

By the end of this course learners will have an understanding of:

  • Infection and associated risks
  • The importance of hygiene
  • Management of the care environment
  • Preventing the spread of infection
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • General health

 

Who is this online training course for?

The Infection Prevention and Control Training Course is suitable for anyone who works with people in a care setting. This could include (but is not limited to) those in hospitals, residential settings or those people who visit patient’s home to provide care for them there.

 

Course content

1INFECTION AND RISKS

The course begins by exploring what constitutes infection and the common infections that may occur in care settings.

Covid-19 is specifically looked at, along with general information about how infection spreads and how to prevent this from happening.

2IMPORTANCE OF HYGIENE

This section covers the ways infection can be prevented, breaking the chain of infection and the standard precautions that those working with people in care should take.

3GOOD HYGIENE

Within this section, learners will find out about the ‘five important moments when you should clean your hands’, how to wash your hands properly and when you should and shouldn’t use hand sanitiser.

4MANAGING THE ENVIRONMENT

This section looks at the responsibilities workers have to prevent the spread of infection within the workplace. Cleaning policies are focused on with emphasis given to the care environment and care equipment. Learners will find out about dealing with spillages of blood and bodily fluids and the use of a spill kit. This section concludes with information about dealing linen and laundry, including handling these items when a patient has Covid-19.

5DISPOSAL OF WASTE

Here, learners will explore the ways to deal with clinical waste as well as the correct procedure to follow when using sharps.

6PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

The chapter on Personal Protective Equipment explains everything that learners need to know regarding PPE and what it is, with information about the main types of PPE. There is detailed guidance on how to put on and take off PPE, with videos for users to watch that give step by step instructions. Users will learn about when they must use PPE, with situation-specific examples.

7PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF INFECTION

This section covers the steps to take to prevent the spread of infection, including Covid-19 and concludes with general information and guidance.

8ASSESSMENT

A multiple choice assessment where learners answer questions to check their knowledge. A 70% score is required to pass the course and a certificate is available upon completion.

Learners may also be interested in our suite of Social Care Online Training Courses, including Person Centered Care Training and Safeguarding Adults Online Training.

 

Ready-to-go online training

This module is ready-to-go and you could be up and running in a matter of minutes. If you’re still unsure, learn more about the benefits of RealSense’s ready-to-go online training or simply ask us for a demo. We can help you get started and remember our support team are always on hand if you need them.

What do you get?

Our course(s), designed by topic specialists, are simple and easy to use and can be completed in your own time, at your own pace. You will get unlimited 24/7 access to the learning platform, your resources, digital training record and access to your certificate is available upon completion.

When purchasing for larger groups of people, remember that our onboarding process can help setup the platform to meet the specific needs of your organisation.

If you cannot find the answer to your query in our Frequently Asked Questions, or if you would like a quote, a chat through your training requirements or just need some technical help then our support team are here to help. Contact us today.

How is it delivered?

Modules are delivered via our online learning platform, Activbase or available in alternative formats for use on a customer’s own Learning Management System (LMS). Once payment has been received, you will be sent an email from RealSense confirming your purchase followed by a separate email from our Activbase Learning Platform with details on how to access your course(s). Access is available 24/7 for the duration of your license. Customers requiring a different course format e.g. SCORM for use on their own LMS, please contact us with your requirements.

Infection Prevention and Control for Care Workers Training

Upon successful course completion, a certificate of achievement is available and or automatically added to a learner’s digital record. 

Digital certificate – print, download, store

The certificate itself includes the learner’s name, course title, completion score / result, completion date and any marks of approval, accreditation authorities, and or distribution partners. It can be downloaded, stored or printed.

Learning records

When using our platform Activbase, learning records are available 24/7 for review, tracking progress and access to certificates. Records contain details of sessions including progress, attempts and results. This and additional data such as associated CPD, standards and qualifications are logged and available for information insights and management reporting – a powerful resource for tracking compliance as well as monitoring learning pathways.

Please note: when accessing the course via standalone media or 3rd party systems, you will need to check those systems log learning activity appropriate to your training needs.

 

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Product Specification

This module is designed to operate on industry standard multimedia PC compatible computers / laptops and or mobile devices with a suitable processor e.g. 2.0GHz Intel or AMD Processor, 4GB RAM or higher. A good reliable internet connection is required of at least 3Mb+/sec.

HTML5

Windows: Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
Mac: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 10 or later, Google Chrome in Apple iOS 10 or later, Google Chrome in Android OS 4.4 or later

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SCORM / AICC LMS

Our standard courses conform to SCORM / AICC (and TinCan) e-learning standards and have been successfully delivered on over 30 different learning management systems worldwide.

Activbase Online

Activbase is our own simple and easy to use learning platform for administrating, distributing and managing training. Our video based courses are streamed via our Activbase platform.

Other Devices

Most of our products are available on devices including Tablet, iPAD, smartphone or deliverable via media such as CD-ROM, USB memory stick and more. Let us know what you need.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Pre-sale - Have a question about price, discounts, customising, demos, access?

Q: How do I access the online learning course?

A: The course is accessed via our own Activbase learning platform, or can be made available as a SCORM object for you to upload to your own Learning Management System.

Q: What if I would like to add or change some of the content to make it more specfic to my organisation?

A: We can swiftly tailor courses to suit your specific training needs. Please contact our team to discuss your requirements and request a quote.

Q: Is it possible to arrange a demo?

A: Yes, of course. If you would like to have a demo of a course or the Activbase Learning Platform then simply contact our team who will be able to arrange a demo for you.

Q: I represent an organisation with lots of employees we would like to train. Can your solution manage that? How much will it cost? Is there a discount when buying for a large workforce?

A: Our digital learning solutions are suitable for small, medium and large organisations. The solution is scalable so you can purchase for an individual or for a large organisation. We have an affordable pricing structure with discounts available for larger volumes. Simply let us know what courses you would like, how many employees you wish to train and we can tailor a package to suit your specific training needs. Simply ask us for a quote.

What is Activbase?

Activbase is a simple and easy to use Learning Management System (LMS) from RealSense that you can use to access your online learning courses. It provides hosting, administration, distribution and tracking of learning activities from a single cloud based platform. Find out more about the features and benefits of Activbase.

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Q: I have a technical issue, what should I do?

A: That’s an easy one. Please contact us. You can get in touch via our online form, email our support team or call your account manager or our technical support team today.

Q: I have forgotten my password, what should I do?

A: If you have forgotten or lost your Activbase password, you can request a password reset through our learning platform, Activbase.

Records and certificates - Is the course accredited? What if i fail? Can I download my certificate?

Q: Is the course accredited?

Most of our courses are accredited by relevant authorities / approval bodies applicable to the course such as CPD, RoSPA or IIRSM. Please don’t hesitate to ask if you have any specific standard / approval requirements.

Q: Will I get a certificate?

All courses come with a certificate of achievement in recognition of completing the course successfully. A digital record is stored with each learner’s history and certificates are available for access and download.

Q: What if I fail my course?

If you do not achieve the pass rate for the course then you will be given the opportunity to review the training content and attempt the assessment again. With some of the video based courses, the course may be locked on a third failed attempt, subject to a review by your organisation administrator of a member of the RealSense support team.

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Infection Prevention and Control for Care Workers Training
Infection Prevention and Control for Care Workers Training
£25.00