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Hand Hygiene for Healthcare Workers

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Hand Hygiene for Healthcare Workers
This course is in the base subscription pack
Health, Disability and Aged Care
Course Duration
Subject Matter Expert
Sue Atkins, Victorian Department of Health and Human Services Regional Infection Control Advisor
Kineo Courses
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The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA)
This activity has been endorsed by APNA according to approved quality standards criteria. Completion of these educational activities entitles eligible participants to claim 15 CPD minutes.

Kineo’s hand hygiene course has been developed as infection prevention training for workers in healthcare environments. The goal of this training is to encourage hand hygiene practices that stop and control the spread of infection and prevent healthcare associated infections.

Target Audience

The Hand Hygiene for Healthcare Workers training course is appropriate for all staff working in health care settings.

Learning Outcomes

This course provides healthcare workers with the following behaviourally-focused training.

  • The role hand hygiene plays in preventing and controlling infection.
  • How to perform hand hygiene according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines.
  • When to use alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) or soap and water.
  • When hand hygiene is necessary.

Contextualised Content

Hand Hygiene, ABHR, Soap, Gel, Infection Prevention