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Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection

AIMS OF THE COURSE

About 300,000 patients develop an infection in England each year while being treated by the NHS. Protect­ing people from infection is an essential element of providing high quality care, especially considering the capacity some potentially life-threatening infections have to spread within care environments.

BENEFITS

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification Evidence your competency to employers

  • Gain deeper understanding of good personal hygiene and maintaining a clean environment

  • Further your personal and professional development

  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Principles of the Causes and Spread of Infection in Health Care Settings

  • Principles of the Importance of Personal Hygiene and Health in the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

  • Principles of Decontamination, Cleaning and Waste Management in Health Care Settings

  • Principles of Infection Prevention and Control in a Health Care Setting

Additional qualification information about this learning aim can be viewed on the NCFE page which will give you more of an in depth overview.

COURSE CODE

7151/010

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