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Infection Prevention and Control

  • : Sydney NSW 2000

Learning Activity Description

As a health care worker providing care or services to older people living in residential or home care you are required to practice in accordance with the requirements of the Aged Care Quality Standards.

This learning resource will also have relevance in all of other health care settings providing care or services to older people.

Aged Care Learning Solutions educational material is endorsed by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe your workplace health and safety responsibilities relating to infection control
  • Understand the components for infection transmission
  • List the signs and symptoms of common infections for older people
  • List the risk factors for infection transmission
  • List the main actions for  influenza outbreak
  • List the main actions for a gastroenteritis outbreak
  • State the risk prevention measures for common infections
  • Explain what is meant by standard precautions
  • Explain and demonstrate correct hand hygiene techniques
  • List types of personal protective equipment and their uses
  • Meet your responsibilities for reporting potential infectious diseases
  • Apply the information on worker health to your safety and the safety of others
  • Outline the safe disposal of sharps and waste

Infection Prevention and Control
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Clinical Governance, Community health, Education and Research, Environmental Impacts in General Practice, Geriatric Health (Aged Care and Continence ), Healthy lifestyle counselling, Infectious disease
Provider Type
Education Provider
2 Hours
CPD Points
2 CPD Points
Sydney NSW 2000
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