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Infection Prevention and Control course: Standard Precautions

Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
70 minutes
Subject matter expert
Sue Atkins, Victorian Department of Health and Human Services Regional Infection Control Advisor
Provider
Kineo
Endorsed By
The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA)

nfection Prevention and Control: Standard Precautions

Infection Prevention and Control: Standard Precautions  is targeted at healthcare workers in clinical or acute care. The goal of this training is to reduce the incidence of infection in the clinical workplace. This online course forms part of infection prevention professional development.

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.

This course has been developed to give the learner an understanding of how to apply standard precautions in your workplace, as well as the role they play in reducing the risk of infection.

Infection Prevention and Control Suite of 3 Courses

Infection Prevention and Control: Standard Precautions is the one of three online course in Kineo’s Infection Prevention and Control Suite of courses. The other course titles in this suite are:

Infection Prevention and Control - The Basics 

Infection Prevention and Control - Transmission Based Precautions

Another course commonly assigned to learners in addition to this suite is Hand Hygiene for Healthcare Workers.

Target Audience

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

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.

Course features

Infection Prevention and Control - Standard Precautions is a focused online training course featuring the following. 

  • 70 minutes course duration 
  • Interactive activities 
  • Video content
  • 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 subject matter expert and infection control professional. 

Successful completion of this course may count towards CPD points.  

Endorsement

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.


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Inclusions / Features
Assessments
Certificate of completion
Interactive activities
Video
Voice Over
Delivery
Title
Infection Prevention and Control course: Standard Precautions
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
70 minutes
Price
38.50
Location
Online
Venue
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
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