Infection Control Cleaning

CPDTime.
49m
Details
CPD49m of CPD
First Published
Updated20 June 2021
Expires 20 June 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

Environmental sources and reservoirs of potentially pathogenic microorganisms exist in all settings, including healthcare facilities. This Mandatory Training Module looks at the underlying principles of cleaning in healthcare and teaches how to reduce the risk of infection transmission among patients, healthcare workers and visitors.

(It is advised that learners also complete the Ausmed Mandatory Training Modules on Hand Hygiene and Infection Control Basic Principles.)

Learning Outcomes
  • Recognise that environmental surfaces contribute to the transmission of infectious diseases.
  • Differentiate between high-touch/frequently touched and other environmental surfaces, and plan appropriately for their cleaning.
  • Select, safely use (in appropriate sequence), and dispose, replace or store all cleaning items.
  • Safely and appropriately decontaminate surfaces soiled with blood or other potentially infectious materials.
Target Audience

Any clinician, allied, or healthcare worker working in the delivery of care or services in any healthcare setting.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Details
CPD49m of CPD
First Published
Updated20 June 2021
Expires
20 June 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Learning Tools
Topics
Infectious Diseases
Infection Prevention
COVID-19 Coronavirus
Aged Care
Allied Health
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