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Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

CACHE Level 2

Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

This qualification aims to help learners to understand the meaning and vital importance of infection control, the causes of infections, the conditions in which they thrive and the ways that they can be spread, as well as methods used to prevent and control any spread of infection.

Level: Level 2

Programme Weighting Factor (PWF): B

Guided Learning Hours: 111

Credit value: 15

Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

Unit 1: Principles of the causes and spread of infection in health care settings

Learners will gain an understanding of the chain of infection and look at how infection is caused and how it can spread.

Unit 2: Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection in health care settings

This unit explores the importance of personal hygiene and effective hand washing and the principles of using personal protective equipment.

Unit 3: Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health care settings

Learners will gain an understanding of how important cleaning, decontamination, sterilisation and waste management is within the healthcare setting.

Unit 4: Principles of infection prevention and control in a health care setting

This unit will explain the purpose of infection control and look in detail at the regulations, policies, procedures, risk assessments and roles and responsibilities in relation to infection control.

Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
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Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings