Corona Virus Training - Keeping Safe

Covid 19 - Keeping yourself and others safe when dealing with Corona 19

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To develop participants skills and confidence in dealing with corona 19 and using PPE.

Objectives Change last one to say ; To review the latest UK government guidance for Infection prevention and control in healthcare settings issued jointly by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), Public Health Wales (PHW), Public Health Agency (PHA) Northern Ireland, Health Protection Scotland (HPS) and Public Health England as official guidance.

This course is for those staff who are required work in Coivd 19 course - image 2areas and/or carrying out of support clients who be at risk of or have been diagnosed with coron19 virus. It is based on the UK government guidance for ‘Infection prevention and control in healthcare settings’ – Adapted from Pandemic Influenza: Guidance for Infection prevention and control in healthcare settings 2020.
Issued jointly by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), Public Health Wales (PHW), Public Health Agency (PHA) Northern Ireland, Health Protection Scotland (HPS) and Public Health England as official guidance.

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  • Corona 19 virus awareness
  • Incubation and infectious period
  • Coronavirus symptoms
  • Transmission
  • Standard infection control precautions (SICPS)
  • Transmission based precautions (TBPS)
  • Aerosol-generating procedures
  • Hand hygiene
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) for care of patients with pandemic COVID-1
  • Donning and Doffing PPE
  • Gloves
  • Masks
  • Fluid resistant (Type IIR) surgical face masks (FRSM)
  • Filtering face piece (class 3) (FFP3) respirators
  • Fitting and fit checking of respirators
  • Aprons
  • Safe management of linen
  • Safe management of uniform
  • Review the UK government guidance for Infection prevention and control in healthcare settings 

This course is mapped to COVID-19
Guidance for infection prevention and control in healthcare settings
Adapted from Pandemic Influenza: Guidance for Infection prevention and control in healthcare settings 2020
Issued jointly by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), Public Health Wales (PHW), Public Health Agency (PHA) Northern Ireland, Health Protection Scotland (HPS) and Public Health England as official guidance

This course is an eLearning course and is delivered online

Summary & Booking

This eLearning course involves a combination of theory and practical awareness training based on the latest UK government guidance for Infection prevention and control in healthcare settings issued jointly by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), Public Health Wales (PHW), Public Health Agency (PHA) Northern Ireland, Health Protection Scotland (HPS) and Public Health England. The course is designed to be delivered as an eLearning programme. With the option for a Q&A session via zoom / skype afterwards to assist with any questions the course candidates might have. It will provide staff with the skills to keep them and others safe at this difficult time.

Duration: 2 hours CPD accredited course
Location: Online. This is an eLearning course
Cost: FOC

 

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