Hand Hygiene Training

Since hands are the most common cause of spreading infection, hand hygiene needs teaching in all health and social care situations.

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Duration:
30-40m
Modules:
10
From only
£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing

About the course

This is the world's most concise, precise and thorough online hand hygiene training course.

Promoting internationally best known practice, it is specifically designed to motivate health and social care workers to improve their hand hygiene.

Who is this course for?

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is the online hand hygiene course for you.

What does the course cover?

  • An introduction to hand hygiene
  • Microorganisms
  • Infection
  • The immune system
  • Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI)
  • Responding to infection outbreaks
  • Beneficial bacteria
  • Pathogenic bacteria
  • Binary fission
  • The Chain of Infection
  • Transmission of infection
  • Barriers to good hand hygiene
  • Overcoming barriers
  • When to wash your hands
  • How to wash your hands
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Using hand sanitiser effectively
  • When to use disposable gloves
  • Putting on disposable gloves correctly
  • Correct removal of disposable gloves
  • Latex allergies
  • Skin conditions as a result of hand hygiene
Download the syllabus (PDF)

How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.


Contributes to Care Certificate Standard 15

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All new health and social care workers should be inducted according to the Care Certificate framework. This replaces the Common Induction Standards and National Minimum Training Standards.

Social Care TV have a wide range of training that satisfies the requirements of the Care Certificate. Furthermore, our training covers, at the same time, important aspects of further vocational training.

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From only
£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
Duration:
30-40m
Modules:
10
  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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01953 853070 info@social-care.tv
 

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