Non-Clinical Infection Prevention and Control - Level 1

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    Non-Clinical Infection Prevention and Control - Level 1 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    60 minutes

    CPD Hours

    1 hour


    CPD Certification Service


    CPD Certificate

    Certificate Validity

    3 years

    Who is the course for?

    This non-clinical infection prevention and control online course is essential for all non-clinical health and social care staff, including those working in care homes, domiciliary and residential settings, hospital clerks and cleaners. It is designed to equip participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively manage infections and maintain high hygiene and safety standards.

    Course Content

    The non-clinical infection prevention and control level 1 online course covers the following areas:

    Key definitions

    ·        Understanding the basic concepts of infection prevention and control.

    Key legislation and regulations

    ·       This section reviews important laws that govern infection control practices, including the Health and Safety at Work Act and COSHH.

    Infection prevention and control principles

    ·        Essential guidelines and practices to prevent the spread of infections.

    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    ·         Proper use and management of PPE.

    Sharps management

    ·         Safe handling and disposal of sharps.

    Hand hygiene

    ·         Techniques and importance of proper handwashing to prevent infection.

    Summary, references, and resources 

    ·        Recap and additional materials for further learning.

    End of module assessment

    ·         To evaluate understanding and retention of the course content.

          Course aims

          This non-clinical infection prevention and control online course aims to:

          • Enhance the understanding of non-clinical staff's crucial role in infection prevention and control, emphasising their responsibilities during significant health crises such as the coronavirus pandemic.
          • This course will equip participants with comprehensive knowledge of the relevant legislation and best practices for infection control while developing practical skills for the safe management of personal protective equipment and sharps.

              Learning objectives

              To achieve the aims, this non-clinical infection prevention and control elearning course will:

              • Introduce the fundamental principles of infection prevention and control, emphasising the critical role of non-clinical staff in maintaining safety.
              • Navigate through crucial legislation affecting infection control practices, focusing on its practical application within various non-clinical settings.
              • Explain the proper use and management of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and sharps, aligning with current health regulations and safety standards.
              • Outline essential infection control practices, including hazard identification, risk assessment, and the development of strategies to mitigate these risks in care environments.
              • Detail the responsibilities of non-clinical staff in preventing infections and ensuring comprehensive workplace health and safety.

                  Learning outcomes

                  On completion of this non-clinical infection prevention and control level 1 online training course, you will be able to:

                  • Outline general measures to be observed for health and safety against the coronavirus.
                  • Discuss key legislation for the control of hazardous substances.
                  • Explain your role in infection prevention.
                  • Describe key legislation and regulations on personal protective equipment.
                  • Justify the need for hand hygiene for health and care providers.
                  • Outline the best ways to manage sharps.
                  • Demonstrate the correct handwashing process.

                  Accreditation and Certification

                  This CPD-accredited non-clinical infection prevention and control e-learning course for care homes is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. Upon completion, participants will earn a CPD Certificate valid for three years.

                  The course meets comprehensive compliance requirements set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Regulatory and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) and Care Inspectorates (Wales and Scotland), Skills for Care Core and Mandatory Training Framework and the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) and other UK health and social care regulatory bodies.

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                  Why is the course important?

                  Infection control is critical to health and safety in all care settings. Effective infection prevention and control practices protect staff and the vulnerable populations they serve. This course provides essential training to help staff mitigate the risks associated with infectious diseases, including COVID-19.

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