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Infection Control Advanced in Care

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– Identify legislation, national and local guidelines, policy and procedures affect infection prevention and control

– Understand standard infection prevention and control precautions

– Demonstrate the methods of aseptic technique including hand washing and alcohol hand gel procedures

– Describe the importance of safe handling of disposal of waste, COSHH requirements, handling of uniforms, dress codes, linen and laundry

– Identify actions required in cases of outbreak of infection including isolation of residence and mandatory reporting of healthcare associated infections to Health Protection Agency (HPA)

– Describe how policies are put into place for safe handling and disposal of sharps, sharps injury procedures and occupational health procedures

– Manage infection prevention risks, through observation, cleaning procedures and touch-point awareness

– Demonstrate awareness of control of outbreaks & infections associated with specific alerts such as tuberculosis, e-coli, flu pandemics etc

– Linked to Health and Social Care Act 2008 and fundamental standards 12

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