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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Prevention and Control of Infection

469 GBP
469 GBP
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Course description

This CACHE Level 2 Prevention and Control of Infection qualification is ideal for anyone currently working in the health and social care sectors who want to learn more about the prevention and control of infection. This course will cover the common sources of infection and how it is transmitted, as well as how you can manage the cleaning, decontamination, and waste management when it comes to infection control, including the use of personal protective equipment and cleaning schedules.    

Course Content

Unit 1 The principles of infection prevention and control (L/501/6737; unit level 2; GLH 30; credits 3)

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Legislation and policies
  • Systems and procedures
  • Risk assessment
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Good personal hygiene in the prevention
  • Control of infections

Unit 2 Causes and spread of infection (H/501/7103; unit level 2; GLH 20; credits 2)

  • Common illnesses and infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites
  • Infection and colonisation
  • Systemic infection
  • Localised infection
  • Poor practices
  • Transmission of infection
  • Growth of microorganisms
  • Infective agents
  • Common sources of infection
  • Infective agents can be transmitted
  • Key factors

Unit 3 Cleaning, decontamination, and waste management (R/501/6738; unit level 2; GLH 20; credits 2)

  • Environmental cleaning
  • Cleaning schedules
  • Correct management
  • National policy
  • Decontamination process
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Risks
  • Cleaning and storing equipment
  • Different categories of waste
  • Dealing with waste safely

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