Infection Prevention and Control


This course deals with the fundamentals and principles involved in preventing healthcare-associated infections. You will also learn how you should manage them, and apply your principles of infection control knowledge in practice.


  • Understand how infections can be spread from person to person.
  • Explore the practice of good hand hygiene and the affect this can have on preventing the spread of bacteria.
  • Know the process of correctly putting on and removing personal protective equipment.
  • Explore the methods of correctly disposing of clinical waste.
  • Examine how to correctly collect, handle and label specimens.
  • Understand your responsibility when it comes to cleaning and decontaminating.



Course length:

Approximately 25 minutes


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