Care Certificate Standard 15 – E-Learning Course – CPDUK Accredited

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Care Certificate Standard 15 – Online Training Course – Level 1 - CPDUK Accredited.

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Care Certificate Standard 15 (Infection Prevention and Control) training course for front-line healthcare and social care support workers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

Infection prevention and control in the workplace aims to prevent pathogens from being passed from one person to another. The foundation of good infection control is to assume that everyone is potentially infectious.

Basic infection control procedures include hand washing and keeping the workplace clean. This comprehensive infection prevention and control e-learning course provides all health and social care workers with practical knowledge to effectively manage infections in the workplace.

Course content

This online Care Certificate Standard 15 (Infection Prevention and Control) training course covers the following:

  • Introduction to infection prevention and control,
  • What are healthcare-associated infections?
  • How big is the problem?
  • Prevent the spread of infection,
  • Pathogens – Conditions for bacterial growth,
  • Chain of Infection,
  • Breaking the chain of infection,
  • Common types of personal protective equipment clothing, equipment and procedures and how and when to use them,
  • Describe the main ways an infection can get into the body,
  • Management and safe disposal of clinical waste,
  • The principles of safe handling of infected or soiled linen,
  • Management of body fluid spillages,
  • Management of laundry,
  • Cleaning and decontamination,
  • Safe use and disposal of sharps,
  • Effective hand hygiene,
  • Recommended hand hygiene,
  • Explain how their health or hygiene might pose a risk to the individuals they support or work with,
  • Appropriate hand hygiene products,
  • Awareness of personal health, and
  • Summary.

Who is the course for?

This online Care Certificate Standard 15 (Infection Prevention and Control) training course should be completed by those who work in health and social care services, including:

  • New members of staff in Healthcare Support Worker roles,
  • New members of staff in Adult Social Care Worker roles, and
  • Any staff members who provide direct care to patients or individuals needing support.

This online Care Certificate Standard 15 (Infection Prevention and Control) training course will also be useful for:

  • Staff moving into new roles within their organisation,
  • Refreshing the knowledge of any member of staff,
  • NHS nursing, AHP and care staff,
  • Agency care workers,
  • Healthcare assistants (HCAs),
  • Support workers,
  • Care assistants, and
  • Community services.

Course aims

Awareness of infection prevention and control measures is essential for all healthcare and social care professionals. This includes understanding the standard precautions such as hand hygiene, personal protective equipment (PPE), injection safety, environmental cleaning, and respiratory hygiene/cough etiquette and transmission-based precautions (contact, droplet, and airborne).

They are the basic level of infection control precautions which are to be used, as a minimum, in the care of all patients and service users. Hand hygiene is a significant component of standard precautions and one of the most effective methods to prevent transmission of pathogens associated with health care. This online care certificate standard 15 provides a comprehensive and interactive e-learning package to gain a full understanding of infection prevention and control in health and social care sectors.

Learning outcomes

After completing our online Care Certificate Standard 15 (Infection Prevention and Control) training course, you will be able to:

  • Understand basic microbiology,
  • Understand how micro-organisms are spread,
  • Understand standard infection control precautions,
  • Know the importance of correct hand hygiene technique,
  • Be prepared to describe what MRSA, clostridium difficile (CDI) and norovirus are, and understand their impact in health and social care, and
  • Know what precautions are necessary to prevent and control HCAIs.

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Care Certificate Standard 15 – Online Training Course – Level 1 - CPDUK Accredited.


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End of course assessment

At the end of this course, learners are required to complete an online end of course assessment. On successful completion of the assessment (80% pass mark), learners may download a FREE CPD certificate from their profile page.

Certification

On successful completion of this e-learning course and end of course assessment, the learner may download, save and/or print a quality assured CPD certificate (recognised internationally). Our CPD certificate can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit or Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Course accreditation

The CPD Certification Service accredits all our online training courses and programmes as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.rses meet the latest guidance and best practice recommendations.
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Why choose our accredited e-learning courses and programmes?

The benefits of using our accredited e-learning courses in the workplace include:

  CPDUK accredited e-learning provider
  Ofqual approved training centre (UK qualifications)
  Internationally recognised CPD and Ofqual approved certificates
  Wide range of courses and qualifications that meet UK legislation and guidelines
  Over 500 online courses and programmes that cover multiple sectors
  Free blended learning environment for individuals and organisations
  Immediate access to online courses and programmes
  Highly interactive e-learning portal
  Substantial cost reductions (no travel fees and other expenses)
  Self-paced online learning
  Low carbon footprint through e-learning
  Repository of online learning materials and assessments
  Fully qualified and experienced trainers, instructors and assessors
  Experienced subject matter experts and content developers
  Conversion of existing classroom courses to e-learning courses
  All training courses meet the latest guidance and best practice recommendations.

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Our courses are divided into six units. You can either read or listen to the course materials. At the end of each unit is a ‘knowledge check’ section. This section helps the learners remember what they have learnt.

Our online training courses can be completed on your desktop computer/Mac, laptop, tablet or mobile device. These online courses are easily accessible as long as there is an internet connection.

These online training courses are self-paced. Therefore, learners have full control and flexibility on when they wish to complete the material.

There is no deadline for completion. The course will expire from a learner’s account after 365 days, whether it has been accessed or not.

Yes. All end of course assessments are completed online.

Learners are required to achieve a passing rate of 80% or more to complete the course and gain a CPD certificate.

To obtain your certificate, you need to complete the end of course assessment first. A passing rate of 80% or more is required to gain a CPD certificate.

Obtained certificates can be downloaded from the learner’s profile page.

We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. Thus, we offer a 14-day money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.To request a refund, you should email our Support Team with your receipt stating why you would like to be refunded. Any courses that have been completed and those with certificates will not be valid for a refund.

Yes, you can access the learning materials from any electronic device that has an internet connection. However, we recommend that you use a desktop or laptop device for the best learning experience. These online courses can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices, such as iPads, iPhone and Android mobile phones.

Obtained certificates can be downloaded from the learner’s profile page.

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There is no estimated completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their speed. Learners may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

The CPD hours depend on how long each learner takes to complete the course materials and assessments. Each course will indicate the anticipated completion time. This gives a general indication of the CPD hours for those who are required to submit their continuing professional development hours.

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