Infection Control

Infection Control and Standard Precautions, HAI (MRSA and Clostridium Difficile) are mandatory for all Health and Social Care professionals working in direct contact with people who need care, treatment or support and who have the potential to spread infection. The aim of the course is to help the readers understand issues related to infection control and prevention, ways of reducing the risk and controlling the spread of infection. The course also discusses the responsibilities of workers, effective cleaning techniques, disinfection, sterilisation and handling of sharps, as well the importance of legislation and risk assessment relating to infection control.