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Infection Control for Support Workers : Live Virtual Classroom Training

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Infection Control for Support Workers : Live Virtual Classroom Training

This course provides support workers with the knowledge and skills to protect themselves and their clients from infectious diseases in accordance with organisational infection control procedures.
Our health practitioner trainers will engage with support workers and explore the challenges they face within their environment and supported independent living centres.
Support workers participants will learn about safe work practices including the use of personal hygiene practices and equipment, management of a needle stick injury, management of blood and body fluid spills and the safe disposal of syringes and contaminated waste.

Delivery Mode
2 hours and 45 minutes live virtual classroom training

Qualification Issued
Infection Control for Support Workers : Live Virtual Classroom Training

More About This Course
We select our Premium Health trainers and assessors carefully. All are nurses or paramedics with appropriate qualifications, technical expertise and experience in the health care, emergency first aid and education sectors. This enables them to provide you with quality training which is grounded in experience and knowledge of the field.

Some of the topics include:

  • How to maintain personal hygiene

  • Infection prevention and control

  • Infectious agents and their modes of transmission

  • Hand hygiene and effective hand washing technique

  • Standard and transmission based infection control precautions

  • Practices that prevent transmission of infection

  • Infection risks including management of blood spills and needle stick injuries

Premium Health were fast, flexible and willing to assist at all times, we changed sessions from face-to-face (on-site) to video conferencing for all of our people. This was a great achievement and provided a great outcome.

  • Jenny O’Farrell
  • Head of Learning & Development
  • Disability Services Australia
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