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First Aid and Infection Control


Working within the healthcare sector there is a requirement for you to hold valid and up to date infection control certification and have an good understanding of the many different aspects regarding infection control and cross contamination within the workplace and how bloodborne diseases can spread.

Training Content

  • Introduction
  • What are Blood Borne Pathogens?
  • Infection Legislation
  • Who is at risk?
  • Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013
  • Types of Blood Borne Diseases
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Hepatitis B Virus
  • Hepatitis C Virus
  • Skin Diseases
  • MRSA
  • MRSA Treatment
  • MRSA Prevention
  • Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • Other Viruses
  • Engineering and Workplace Practice
  • Cross Infection
  • Reducing Risk
  • First Aid and Cross Contamination
  • Infection Control Policy
  • Body Handling and Disposal
  • Body Fluid Clean up Procedures
  • Body Fluid Clean up kits
  • Hazardous Disposal Procedures
  • Glove Removal and Disposal
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Hand Washing
  • Hand Gels
  • Colour Coding in Hospitals
  • Basic Food Hygiene
  • Exposure Incident
  • Infection control kits
  • Contaminated Linen
  • Contaminated Objects
  • Clean Technique Tattoos
  • Safe Injection Practices
  • Testing and Counselling

This course is ideal for Doctors, Nurses, Embalming and crematorium personnel, needle exchange services, pathology departments, community nursing, forensic departments, Mortuary assistants and this healthcare infection control online course is designed to meet the requirements and recommendations of the HSE, NHS and the medical professional.

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