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Principles of Infection Control for GPNs and HCAs

17 April 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This training day is suitable for practitioners who haven’t had infection control training for several years or are new to General Practice.
This will be an interactive day which is led by discussion and scenarios that we face in general practice, learning from each other how we can best provide infection prevention within the challenges of primary care and our growing and demanding work load. You will leave this day with new information, shared learning and initiatives to take back to practice to make positive changes towards infection control that are realistic and achievable.

Course content

  • Presentation /infection control and standard precautions
  • Discussing the management of a virus and bacteria
  • Awareness of MRSA/ CDiff / impact  infection control
  • Principles of asepsis (ANTT) competency frameworks
  • Patient case studies discussed to demonstrate good practice
  • Practical session on Hand washing with the light box
  • Government Policies/ local policies/ resources/Preparing for CQC

You do not need to repeat this day. Once completed, you can access the half day update course on an annual basis or update through other learning strategies discussed on the course.

Location details

Highcliffe Medical Centre
Highcliffe Medical Centre, 248 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, BH23 5ET

Is the training accessible to wheelchairs?Please contact event organisers to discuss

Main contact

Name: Louise Greenwood

Email: louise.greenwood@wessexlmcs.org.uk

Phone: 023 8025 3874

If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them  in advance of the course to let them know.


17 April 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm