HLTSS00064 - Infection Control Skill Set

Infection control training relevant to COVID-19 spread prevention. This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks. This unit applies to individuals working in health and direct client care contexts.

What you will learn:
 
  • Hand Hygiene Practices
  • How to properly wash your hands
  • Key Modes of disease transmission 
  • Breaking the chain of infection
  • Non-clinical moments for hand hygiene hand care, including guidelines on maintaining intact skin, fingernails and jewellery/watches
  • PPE selection and use including selection, use and removal techniques to prevent contamination
o Gloves
o Gowns and waterproof aprons Protective masks
o Protective Glasses and Face shields
 
  • Respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette Distancing including:
o Social distancing
o People movement and control
o Barriers and control measures
 
  • Surface and Environmental cleaning for disinfection
  • Waste Disposal of possible contaminated materials
  • Handling equipment including money
  • Identification of hazards and risks requiring additional controls
  • Control the risk of contamination
  • COVID-19 Specific controls and official sources of information
Duration:

3 months

Delivery: 

Online learning and assessments via our Learning Management System with remote support from Embracia Education trainers.

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