Health, Disability and Aged Care

Infection Prevention and Control - Standard Precautions

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

This course has been developed to give the learner an understanding of how to apply standard precautions in your workplace, as well as the role they play in reducing the risk of infection.

Target Audience

This course is suitable for all clinical staff.

Learning Outcomes

This course will provide an understanding of:

  • standard precautions used in healthcare environments to prevent and control infection
  • how to maintain effective hand hygiene
  • the need for respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette
  • the importance of maintaining a clean environment
  • how to use personal protective equipment (PPE) safely
  • the importance of reprocessing reusable instruments and equipment, and
  • asepsis and aseptic technique.
Infection Prevention and Control,Standard Precautions, IPC