Highfield Level 2 International Award in Infection Prevention and Control in the Workplace Course

Highfield Level 2 International Award in Infection Prevention and Control in the Workplace Course

by QHSE International

1,900 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Highfield Level 2 International Award in Infection Prevention and Control in the Workplace Course

1,900 AED

(VAT inclusive)

by:
when:
Flexible Dates
where:
Dubai - Business Bay
level:
Beginner
Validity Period: All sessions are valid for 30 days upon booking
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Description:

Would you like to protect yourself, your employees and your loved ones from infection? Whether at your office or home, keep your environment free from infection and disease with this infection prevention and control course!

In this private, 7-hour course, you'll learn how to recognize and eliminate common infections, plus protect yourself and other employees from future infections. It is aimed at anyone needing to develop the underpinning knowledge of how to prevent the spread and control of infection in their workplace or home environment. It is also suitable for employees who require refresher or CPD training or new staff members who work in health and care settings.

Course Outline:

  • Understand the common infections and the chain of infection
    • Identify the different types of pathogenic organisms that cause infection
    • Define terms infection, source, carrier, communicable disease, epidemic
    • Describe the common diseases found in a workplace setting
    • Outline the chain of infection
    • Outline the standard procedures for infection prevention and control
    • Describe how to break the chain of infection using standard precautions and procedures
    • Outline the controls to prevent the spread of coronavirus and other respiratory infections
  • Understand the importance of correct hand washing procedures for infection prevention and control
    • Explain the importance of hand washing for the prevention and control of infection
    • Identify the appropriate facilities and equipment for correct hand washing
    • Identify when individuals are expected to wash their hands and the correct procedure that they should follow
    • Describe the correct procedure for use of hand disinfectants and their limitations
  • Understand the principles of personal protective equipment (PPE) used in infection prevention and control
    • Outline which Personal Protective Equipment should be worn for different risks
    • Identify the responsibilities of employees and employers relating to the use of PPE
  • Understand the decontamination process
    • Define contamination, cleaning and disinfection
    • Outline the difference between cleaning and disinfection
    • Outline the correct cleaning methods and different types of chemicals used in the cleaning and disinfection process
    • Outline the correct methods used in the disinfection process
  • Understand waste management procedures and the associated risks
    • Explain why waste management is important
    • Describe how to manage different types of waste and the risks associated with the different types of waste
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities in preventing infection
    • Identify roles and responsibilities in preventing infections
    • Identify the use of risk assessment in reducing the spread of infection

Skill Level:

Beginner

Materials:

All materials will be provided

Validity Period:

All sessions are valid for 30 days upon booking

Age Requirements:

18 and older

Additional Info:

  • After completion, students receive the Highfield International Certificate which has a lifetime validity

  • Students must bring their Emirates ID 

Location:

Flat no.1805
Opal Tower
Business Bay
Dubai

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