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Care Certificate Standard 15 – Infection Prevention and Control – Online CPD Course

£ 14.99

Welcome to our ‘care certificate standard 15 – infection prevention and control’ online training course for front-line healthcare and social care support workers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

They are also developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meet the requirements set out by the National Health Service (NHS), Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Skills for Care, UK Health and Safety Executive and other professional and regulatory bodies.

LearnPac Systems is a leading UK provider of accredited online training courses, programmes and qualifications.

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Care Certificate Standard 15 – Infection Prevention & Control Training – Online CPD Accredited Training Course – Skills for Care Aligned E-Learning Course

Welcome to our ‘care certificate standard 15 – infection prevention and control’ online training course for front-line healthcare and social care support workers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

They are also developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meet the requirements set out by the National Health Service (NHS), Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Skills for Care, UK Health and Safety Executive and other professional and regulatory bodies.

LearnPac Systems is a leading UK provider of accredited online training courses, programmes and qualifications.

Click Here to buy the full Care Certificate for £49.99 (all 15 Care Certificate Standards)

Who is the online care certificate standard 15 training course for?

This ‘care certificate standard 15 – infection prevention and control’ e-learning course should be completed by those who work in health and social care services including:

  • New members of staff in Healthcare Support Worker roles,
  • New members of staff in Adult Social Care Worker roles, and
  • Any staff members who provide direct care to patients or individuals needing support.

This ‘care certificate standard 15 – infection prevention and control’ course will also be useful for:

  • Staff moving into new roles within their organisation,
  • Refreshing the knowledge of any member of staff,
  • NHS nursing, AHP and care staff,
  • Locum doctors and nurses,
  • Locum allied health professionals (AHPs),
  • Agency nurses,
  • Agency workers,
  • Healthcare assistants (HCAs),
  • Support workers,
  • Care assistants, and
  • Community services.

Our online ‘care certificate standard 15 – infection prevention and control’ training courses should be completed by all healthcare and social care staff. This includes voluntary staff and unpaid working in NHS and private hospitals. Locum doctors, locum allied health professionals, agency nurses and healthcare assistants can also complete these e-learning courses.

These care certificate training courses are also relevant for health and social care support workers, including those who work for nursing care homes, residential care homes and charities.

Course aims and objectives

Awareness of infection prevention and control measures is essential for all healthcare and social care professionals. This includes understanding the standard precautions such as hand hygiene, personal protective equipment (PPE), injection safety, environmental cleaning, and respiratory hygiene/cough etiquette and transmission-based precautions (contact, droplet, and airborne).

They are the basic level of infection control precautions which are to be used, as a minimum, in the care of all patients and service users. Hand hygiene is a major component of standard precautions and one of the most effective methods to prevent transmission of pathogens associated with health care. This online care certificate standard 15 provides a comprehensive and interactive e-learning package to gain a full understanding of infection prevention and control in health and social care sectors. 

Learning outcomes

After completing our ‘care certificate standard 15 – infection prevention and control’ e-learning course, you will be able to:

  • Understand basic microbiology,
  • Understand how micro-organisms are spread,
  • Understand standard infection control precautions,
  • Know the importance of correct hand hygiene technique,
  • Be able to describe what MRSA, clostridium difficile (CDI) and norovirus are, and understand their impact in health and social care, and
  • Know what precautions are necessary to prevent and control HCAIs.

What is covered in this online care certificate standard 15 training course?

This online ‘care certificate standard 15 – infection prevention and control’ training course covers the following:

  • Introduction to infection prevention and control,
  • What are healthcare-associated infections?
  • How big is the problem?
  • Prevent the spread of infection,
  • Pathogens – Conditions for bacterial growth,
  • Chain of Infection,
  • Breaking the chain of infection,
  • Common types of personal protective equipment clothing, equipment and procedures and how and when to use them,
  • Describe the main ways an infection can get into the body,
  • Management and safe disposal of clinical waste,
  • The principles of safe handling of infected or soiled linen,
  • Management of body fluid spillages,
  • Management of laundry,
  • Cleaning and decontamination,
  • Safe use and disposal of sharps,
  • Effective hand hygiene,
  • Recommended hand hygiene,
  • Explain how their own health or hygiene might pose a risk to the individuals they support or work with,
  • Appropriate hand hygiene products,
  • Awareness of personal health, and
  • Summary.

Click Here to buy the full Care Certificate for £49.99 (all 15 Care Certificate Standards)

What is the care certificate standard 15 – infection prevention & control?

Infection prevention and control is the discipline concerned with preventing nosocomial or healthcare-associated infection, a practical (rather than academic) sub-discipline of epidemiology. It is an essential, though often underrecognised and under-supported, part of the infrastructure of health care. Health and social care workers can take steps to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. These steps are part of infection prevention and control. Proper hand washing is the most effective way to prevent the spread of infections in hospitals.

Other preventive measures include standard precautions such as hand hygiene, PPE, injection safety, environmental cleaning, and respiratory hygiene/cough etiquette and transmission-based precautions (contact, droplet, and airborne).

Why is this care certificate standard 15 course important?

In general, health and safety is important because it protects the well being of employees, visitors and customers (patients and service users in health and social care settings). Looking after health and safety makes good business sense. Workplaces which neglect health and safety risk prosecution may lose staff and may increase costs and reduce profitability.

Infection prevention and control in the workplace aims to prevent pathogens from being passed from one person to another. The foundation of good infection control is to assume that everyone is potentially infectious. Basic infection control procedures include hand washing and keeping the workplace clean. This comprehensive e-learning course provides all health and social care workers with practical knowledge to effectively manage infections in the workplace.

Requirements

To complete this care certificate standard 15 training e-learning course, you will need access to a computer device, e.g., desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone device

Career path

Our care certificate standard 15 infection prevention & control training courses are suitable for:

  • Those who are looking to improve their knowledge of the subject area
  • Those whose jobs require periodic continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Those who need to show evidence as part of their professional registration requirements, e.g., doctors, nurses and allied health professionals

Assessment and certification

At the end of this care certificate standard 15 role e-learning course, learners will be required to complete an online assessment. On successful completion of the knowledge test (80% pass mark), learners will be able to download a FREE CPD certificate that is valid for one year.

Course accreditation

The content of this online care certificate standard 15 training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Payment and additional information

After adding your care certificate standard 15 e-learning course (s) to the shopping cart (by selecting Add to Cart), you will be able to make a secure payment using all major credit and debit cards.

Once you have purchased your care certificate standard 15 online training course (s), you will be sent a confirmation e-mail. You will then receive a link and login details to access your e-learning course (s) within a few minutes of purchase.

What is Skills for Health’s UK ‘Core Skills Training Framework’ (CSTF)?

There is increasing recognition that there are wide variations in the quality and consistency of healthcare training provided across the UK. To minimise these challenges, LearnPac Systems works with various UK health and social care organisations to develop statutory and mandatory training courses in line with Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF).

This includes mandatory training courses in the Skills for Health’s UK Core Skills Training Framework – CSTF Statutory Mandatory Training Subject Guide Version 1.3 , Skills for Health Clinical Care UK Core Skills Training Framework Subject Guide April 2015 and other awareness courses for health and social care workers.

This online care certificate standard 15 training course was developed in line with the CSTF learning outcomes.

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Why choose our accredited e-learning courses?

The benefits of using our accredited e-learning courses in the workplace include:

  • National Skills Academy for Health national delivery partner
  • UK accredited e-learning provider
  • An approved UK training centre
  • Ofqual accredited qualifications
  • Nationally recognised CPD certificates
  • Free blended learning environment to support existing training
  • Access your online training immediately
  • Highly interactive e-learning portal
  • Substantial cost reductions (no travel fees & other expenses)
  • Embrace the benefits of eLearning for healthcare providers
  • Significant man hour reductions
  • Online training only takes as long as the learners needs
  • Low carbon footprint through e-learning
  • Over 200 online CPD courses
  • Repository of online learning materials and assessment
  • Fully qualified and experienced trainers, instructors and assessors
  • Subject matter experts and content developers
  • Convert your existing classroom courses to e-learning courses
  • All training courses based on latest guidance and best practice

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Care Certificate Standard 15 – Infection Prevention & Control Training – Online CPD Accredited Training Course – Skills for Care Aligned E-Learning Course

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