Nursing & Allied Health

Infection Prevention and Control

Suitable for practitioners working with health and social care clients. This module is run in partnership with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

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Infection Prevention and Control

Course Overview

  • Attendance


    PART
  • Duration


    3 months
  • Dates


    March 2021
  • Venue


    Blended learning
  • Cost


    Level 6 - £1200 / Level 7 - £1000 / Subject to eligibility SSPRD (NHS) funding may be available

Suitable for practitioners working with health and social care clients. This module is run in partnership with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Module content includes: 

  • Discussing the sources and transmission of infection, host susceptibility and antimicrobial agents in relation to control and prevention of infection.
  • Critically evaluate current infection control practice, considering the impact on patients, staff and carers/visitors.
  • Analyse the importance of leadership and change management in implementing evidence based practice in the prevention and control of infection.
  • Use electronic clinical knowledge databases to locate; access and critique current best evidence on infection control and prevention practice.
 

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