The Infection Prevention and Control Certificate

The Infection Prevention and Control Certificate will provide expert guidance on best practice policies, procedures and strategies.

The Infection Prevention and Control Certificate

The Infection Prevention and Control Certificate will provide expert guidance on best practice policies, procedures and strategies.
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Education form
Online
Duration
12 months
Certificate
Yes

The Coronavirus Pandemic has brought infection control to the top of care providers’ agendas and to the forefront of the public’s attention – but we know protecting those in your care from infection and related issues is always a priority.

The Infection Prevention and Control Certificate will provide expert guidance on best practice policies, procedures and strategies – including looking at what we have learnt from Covid-19 and examining innovative solutions to key challenges which have arisen.

The certificate will support care providers to ensure their infection control management is up-to-date, compliant and robust, as well as help them achieve CQC requirements and drive continuous and sustainable improvement.

Certificate
Video Lessons
Access 24/7
Learning Objectives
Latest on legislation, regulation and guidance
How care settings can safely ease restrictions and restore normal functioning
Best practice infection control policies and procedures
Practical support for putting in place robust measures and internal controls
What we can learn from outbreaks and driving improvement
Meeting CQC requirements and how to reach outstanding
How does it work?
The fully online course is delivered via our specialist learning platform UNIQSKILLS – consisting of training videos, written materials, downloadable templates, examples and tools, and a test at the end of each module to check your learning.
The course is designed for independent, flexible learning so you can learn at your own pace, in your own time. And with a year’s access, you can keep going back to refresh your knowledge!

The Modules

Module 1:
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The national picture and your responsibilities - setting a high standard for infection prevention and control
What have we learnt from the pandemic?
Key legislation and guidance
Best practice infection control policies and procedures
Duty of care and safeguarding
The infection control lead – core knowledge and competencies
Module 2:
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Best practice infection prevention
Key principles and practices
Embedding infection control into everyday practice
What are the key day-to-day and strategic challenges to infection prevention?
Best practice risk assessment and management strategies
Infection control audits
Module 3:
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Identifying, managing and controlling infection
Identifying infection: assessment and response
Stopping the spread: best practice control strategies and measures
Safely managing people in isolation
Dignity and caring for those with infection
Working with external bodies and seeking medical care
Supporting service users, families and friends
Module 4:
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Learning from infection outbreaks
Accurate record keeping and reporting
Carrying out investigations and assessing what worked and what didn’t
Addressing both systems and processes to improve outcomes
The importance of shared learning
Innovative and best practice solutions to future prevention and control
Module 5:
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Meeting CQC requirements to exemplary standards
What are the requirements?
Preparing for and managing the inspection process
Key records and policies they will want to see
Achieving successful and sustained quality monitoring and improvement
Case studies: assessing inadequate and outstanding services

Course content

Learning modules

Online learning modules
Online learning modules
Video

Training videos
Training videos
Tests

Self-assessment tests
Self-assessment tests
Certificate

Certificate of Completion
Certificate of Completion

Trainer

Tim Dallinger
Director of Social Care Consultants Ltd
The expert presenter and author. Tim Dallinger is Director of Social Care Consultants Ltd, which brings together first-hand experience of owning, managing and working in care settings. This brings together knowledge of best practice and current legislation to offer a range of services to care setting operators, their managers and staff team. You can find out more information here: www.socialcareconsultants.co.uk

The Infection Prevention and Control Certificate

The Infection Prevention and Control Certificate
Equipping you with essential knowledge to build on your role
Flexible learning
Access to tools to help you make your job easier

Contact us

tel. 020 8243 8704
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