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Hand Hygiene Course: Hand Hygiene for Allied Health

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Time / Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
Sue Atkins, Victorian Department of Health and Human Services Regional Infection Control Advisor
Endorsed By
The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA)

Hand Hygiene Course Healthcare Workers

Kineo’s Hand Hygiene for Healthcare Workers course has been developed as infection prevention training for workers in healthcare environments. Hand hygiene is a standard precaution against healthcare associated infections for all healthcare facilities. The likelihood of somebody becoming infected is drastically reduced when people perform hand hygiene correctly and at the right times.

The training aims to encourage hand hygiene practices that stop and control the spread of infection and prevent healthcare associated infections.

Target Audience

The Hand Hygiene for Healthcare Workers training course is appropriate for all staff working in health care settings. 

Learning Outcomes

This course provides healthcare workers with the following behaviourally-focused training.

  • The role hand hygiene plays in preventing and controlling infection.
  • How to perform hand hygiene according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines.
  • When to use alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) or soap and water.
  • When hand hygiene is necessary.

Course features

Hand Hygiene for Healthcare Workers is a focussed online training course featuring the following. 

  • 15 minutes course duration 
  • Homepage
  • Interactive activities 
  • Video content
  • Extra resources, including handwash video and printable posters
  • Look and feel specific to a healthcare environment
  • Accessibility functionality for WCAG AA compliance
  • Full course voiceover
  • Assessments at the end of each section
  • Certificate of completion
  • Adaptics - Kineo’s pre-assessment technology

This course is created in collaboration with a recognised infection control expert. 

Successful completion of this course may count towards CPD points. 


Endorsed by the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA).

The AHHA endorses this course as meeting AHHA’s standards for educational quality and usability with the content having been developed by an appropriately credentialed subject matter expert.

Certificate of completion
Interactive activities
Voice Over
Digital Credentialing
Video Intro
Hand Hygiene Course: Hand Hygiene for Allied Health
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Health Policy, Mental health & wellbeing for Health Workers
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
20 minutes
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