Tue, 21 May | Somerford Business Court

Infection Control (1)

This course will look at various different aspects, and considerations, for infection control.
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Infection Control (1)

Time & Location

21 May 2019, 09:30 – 13:30
Somerford Business Court, Holmes Chapel Road, Congleton CW12 4SN, UK

About The Event

Speaker: Louise O'Dwyer MBA BSc(Hons) VTS(Anesthesia/Analgesia, & ECC) DipAVN (Medical & Surgical) RVN

This course will look at various different aspects, and considerations, for infection control. Areas such as theatre, including staff attire, and patient preparation will be covered, we will also look at hand hygiene, products available to use, cleaning and disinfection, including the selection of disinfections and also antibiotic use and misuse, and the incidence of multidrug resistant infections. Wound management will also be discussed, with a focus on using topical antimicrobial dressings, as well as looking at dealing with infectious diseases within the clinic.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the principles of biosecurity and creating an infection control (biosecurity) strategy
  • Review of the importance of effective hand hygiene – aims, how it can be achieved, suitability of products
  • Personal protective equipment – how to select appropriate PPE, how it should be used (and removed)
  • Costs associated with HAIs and the importance of carrying out surveillance
  • Recognise the importance of barrier nursing and creating an effective isolation ward for dealing with infectious patients
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