Person Centred

COURSE TITLE: Infection Control: Standard precautions in the Irish Healthcare Setting

Course description

Infection Control.

Aimed at All Staff.
Goals of the course

Understand the importance of Infection Control and to prevent the spread of Healthcare Associated Infections.

Learning outcomes
  • Infection Control: What a HCAI is. Main types of HCAI. Why there has been an increase in the occurrence of HCAI in Ireland.

  • Why the need to control infection. Your role in the infection prevention and control.

  • Hand Hygiene: Why hand hygiene is so important. When to perform hand hygiene. Different types of hand hygiene. How to use each hand hygiene technique. Your role in hand hygiene.

  • Waste management and decontamination issues: Different types of healthcare waste. Methods of waste packaging and disposal. How to correctly manage sharps. When and how to segregate laundry. Different types of decontamination. Your role in healthcare waste management and decontamination.

  • Personal Protective Equipment: Why is it important to use PPE? When and how to use each type of PPE. How to handle inoculation injuries. Your role in personal protection.

Certification Joymac Training 2 Years

Joymac Training

QQI Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation

Certificate: F070297038865F

Duration 3 Hours.
Price JOYMAC Training Costs

Course Materials
  1. DVD - Infection Control: Standard precautions in the Irish Healthcare Setting.
  2. Power Point: Infection Control Hand-out.
  3. Binary Fission – Explanation & Hand-out.
  4. Advantages & Disadvantages of Micro-organisms Hand-out.
  5. Questionnaire.
  6. Feed Back Form.