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Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection

Every year, one in ten UK hospital patients develops a healthcare associated infection during their stay. Approximately 5,000 patients die as a direct result of one of these infections. In most cases, these infections are difficult to treat and can complicate any other current or previous illnesses that a patient has, as well as causing distress for the individual and their family.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Adult and Community
Location: Distance Learning
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 12
Hours: 1.00
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Tuition: £724
Distance Learning

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/level-2-certificate-in-principles-of-prevention-and-control-of-infection
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Course Information for Students

Every year, one in ten UK hospital patients develops a healthcare associated infection during their stay. Approximately 5,000 patients die as a direct result of one of these infections.

In most cases, these infections are difficult to treat and can complicate any other current or previous illnesses that a patient has, as well as causing distress for the individual and their family.

Taking this course can help tackle the outbreak of infection in hospitals and healthcare settings by helping you understand the causes and spread of infection and how you can help to control it.

Infection prevention is crucial to saving lives, so this course is of high importance to any existing or new healthcare employees. The information contained in the course is vital to anyone who wishes to work in the healthcare sector in the future.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but a good understanding of both written and spoken English, as well as knowledge of using IT equipment, will be useful.

This course is split into four manageable units:

Unit 1 Principles of the causes and spread of infection in healthcare settings

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

Unit 3 Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in healthcare settings

Unit 4 Principles of infection prevention and control in a healthcare setting

This course will be delivered online.

There are no additional costs but access to IT equipment and the Internet is required.

You will complete workbooks using our online platform with 1:1 coach / tutor support.

You will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence which is put together during the course and demonstrates that you have met the required assessment criteria. On completion, the portfolio of evidence is submitted in an online format.

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For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

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Course Information Last Updated On: October 26, 2021 1:50 pm