Rising levels of health care associated infection (HCAI) have gained prominence in the media and in politics, leading to great public concern. All NHS organisations are required to put infection prevention and control at the heart of good management and clinical practice.
Having completed this e-learning course, learners will understand what an aseptic technique is, what circumstances the technique should be used in and the reasons why. They should also be able to apply the principles learnt in this course into practice.
On completion of this course learners will:
- Explain the reason for an aseptic technique
- Describe the need for standard precaution
- Interpret the principles of an aseptic technique
- Decide when to carry out an aseptic technique verse clean technique
- Apply principles to Practice
- Define the main elements of infection prevention control
Areas covered include:
- Learning Objectives
- Overview of asepsis and understanding the principles
- Aseptic technique
- Clean technique
- Aseptic verses clean technique
Target AudienceThis module is targeted primarily at healthcare workers in NHS organisations, though the information is applicable to anyone working in the healthcare sector in general.
DurationIt is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 - 2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.
CertificationOn completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
CPD AccreditationThe content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines
Entry RequirementsThere are no specific entry requirements for this course.
What our customers have said'Very good and informative. I did like that there was a section to write notes. It was excellent how the home situation was videoed. I think that this would have a significant positive impact'
ST, Bradford and Airedale tCPT; 19/01/2009
Cost and Discounts
£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.
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How it Works
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This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.
You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.
The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.
The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.
Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course
This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1 - 2 hours.
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