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Health Basics for Allied Health - Bundle 4

Speciality Classification
Allied Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
4.75 hours
Provider
Kineo

Health Basics module is targeted at healthcare workers in clinical care. The goal of this training is to introduce the fundamentals in the clinical workplace.

 

Target Audience

This course may be suitable for all healthcare workers. It is specifically designed for clinical staff.

 

Bundle 4: Health Basics for Clinical staff

 

Infection Prevention and Control course: Standard Precautions

Valued at AU$38.50

This course is primarily focused on healthcare associated infections (HAIs). These are infections that are acquired in healthcare settings or that occur as a result of care or treatment. HAIs are the most common complication affecting hospital patients. They are also common in other healthcare settings, such as GP clinics, dental clinics and long-term care facilities - for example residential aged care facilities.

Learning Outcomes

This course provides training in the following areas.

  • Standard precautions used in healthcare environments to prevent and control infection
  • How to maintain effective hand hygiene
  • The need for respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette
  • The importance of maintaining a clean environment
  • How to use personal protective equipment (PPE) safely
  • The importance of reprocessing reusable instruments and equipment, and
  • Asepsis and aseptic technique.

 

Infection Prevention and Control - The Basics

Valued at AU$38.50

This course is primarily focused on healthcare associated infections (HAIs). These are infections that are acquired in healthcare settings or that occur as a result of care or treatment. HAIs are the most common complication affecting hospital patients. They are also common in other healthcare settings, such as GP clinics, dental clinics and long-term care facilities - for example residential aged care facilities

Learning Outcomes

This course provides training in the following areas.

  • Basic microbiology.
  • What an infection is. 
  • The body’s defence mechanisms against infection. 
  • What healthcare associated infections are. 
  • The chain of infection.
  • An introduction to infection prevention and control measures used to minimise. infection transmission risk.

 

Infection Prevention and Control - Transmission Based Precautions

Valued at AU$38.50

This course is primarily focused on healthcare associated infections (HAIs). These are infections that are acquired in healthcare settings or that occur as a result of care or treatment. HAIs are the most common complication affecting hospital patients. They are also common in other healthcare settings, such as GP clinics, dental clinics and long-term care facilities - for example residential aged care facilities.

Learning Outcomes

This course provides training in the following areas.

  • Transmission-based precautions used in healthcare environments to prevent and control infection
  • What contact precautions are and how to use them against contact with infectious agents
  • What droplet precautions are and how to use them to prevent infection transmission
  • What airborne precautions are and how to use them against infectious agents.

Transmission-based precautions are used alongside standard precautions. You should have a good understanding of basic microbiology and standard precautions used in infection prevention and control, before completing this course.

 

Basic Life Support

Valued at AU$38.50

Basic Life Support covers the skills required to respond to an emergency situation, particularly an unconscious casualty. The training package respects the learner’s existing skills and knowledge. 

Learning Outcomes

This course provides healthcare professionals training in:

  • How to provide basic emergency basic life support, in line with ANZCOR.
  • Assessing a situation, identifying dangers and calling for help.
  • Identifying airway obstructions and managing breathing.
  • Why and how cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is performed.
  • The safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

 

Hand Hygiene for Healthcare Workers

Valued at AU$38.50

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

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.

 

Medications Calculations Competency

Valued at AU$38.50

Drug calculations is a crucial area and this training is designed to help prevent medication errors in medication administration. This course is a practical assessment of skills. Successful completion of the course requires a 100% accuracy rate.

Learning Objectives

This competency course assesses the learner’s ability to:

  • perform metric calculations and conversions
  • calculate oral tablet and capsule doses
  • calculate oral mixture and solution doses
  • calculate intramuscular and subcutaneous injection doses
  • calculate IV therapy fluid volumes and rates.

 

Safe Medication Management

Valued at AU$38.50

The safe administration of medication is a crucial skill and key professional development in healthcare. Administering medication is an obviously important task. The goal of this course is to provide suitably qualified nurses and midwives with an understanding of best practice for safe medication management, medication administration and medication calculation. 

Learning Outcomes

Safe Medication Management is designed to train the learner in the following.

  • Understand the responsibility to safely administer medication and reduce the risk of a medication or adverse drug event occurring.
  • The ability to identify key risk points in the medication administration process, as well as strategies to minimise these risks.
  • Accurately calculate drug and medication dosages, including tablets, mixture and solutions, and intravenous flow and drip rates.

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Delivery
Title
Health Basics for Allied Health - Bundle 4
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Preventive healthcare | medicine
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
4.75 hours
Price
44.95
Location
Online
Posted By
Access Duration (in months)
12
Programs this module belongs to
Price:
$44.95
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