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Infection Control

Infection Control

$15

Each year witnesses the unfortunate loss of lives due to infections spreading within healthcare environments. Yet, healthcare professionals hold the key to curbing the transmission of infectious diseases through rigorous infection control measures. Chief among these measures is the diligent practice of proper hand hygiene, serving as a cornerstone in preventing infections within healthcare settings. As a patient, it's crucial to confidently encourage friends, family, and healthcare providers to prioritize handwashing before close contact. Additionally, healthcare workers can fortify their defense against infections by implementing various proactive strategies: adopting proper cough and sneeze etiquette, maintaining updated vaccinations, utilizing protective gear like gloves, masks, and specialized clothing, ensuring accessibility to tissues and hand sanitizers, and meticulously adhering to health facility protocols for handling blood or contaminated materials. These conscientious steps significantly bolster infection prevention efforts within healthcare settings.

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Expiry period Lifetime
Made in English
Last updated at Wed Feb 2024
Level
Beginner
Total lectures 1
Total quizzes 0
Total duration 00:00:00 Hours
Total enrolment 2
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Short description Each year witnesses the unfortunate loss of lives due to infections spreading within healthcare environments. Yet, healthcare professionals hold the key to curbing the transmission of infectious diseases through rigorous infection control measures. Chief among these measures is the diligent practice of proper hand hygiene, serving as a cornerstone in preventing infections within healthcare settings. As a patient, it's crucial to confidently encourage friends, family, and healthcare providers to prioritize handwashing before close contact. Additionally, healthcare workers can fortify their defense against infections by implementing various proactive strategies: adopting proper cough and sneeze etiquette, maintaining updated vaccinations, utilizing protective gear like gloves, masks, and specialized clothing, ensuring accessibility to tissues and hand sanitizers, and meticulously adhering to health facility protocols for handling blood or contaminated materials. These conscientious steps significantly bolster infection prevention efforts within healthcare settings.
Outcomes
  • Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of infection control principles, including modes of disease transmission, best practices for preventing infections, and the importance of proper hygiene. They'll be equipped with knowledge about different types of infections, how they spread, and effective measures to mitigate risks.
  • Completing the course will empower individuals with practical skills necessary to implement infection control measures effectively. This includes proficiency in proper hand hygiene, utilization of personal protective equipment, adherence to sanitation protocols, and strategies to minimize the spread of infections in various settings.
  • Participants will develop a heightened awareness of infection risks in different environments, enabling them to recognize potential hazards and take proactive measures to prevent disease transmission. They'll be better prepared to respond to emerging infections, understand outbreak management, and contribute actively to creating safer environments for themselves and others.
  • Completion of the course ensures a thorough understanding of infection control regulations and guidelines. Participants will be equipped to adhere to industry standards, local health regulations, and organizational protocols, ensuring they meet and exceed compliance requirements in various professional settings.
Requirements
  • Any smart device - mobile phone or laptop