NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

Description

About 300,000 patients develop an infection in England each year while being treated by the NHS. Protecting people from infection is an essential element of providing high quality care, especially considering the capacity some potentially life-threatening infections have to spread within care environments.

What will you learn
  • 1.

    Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

  • 2.

    Evidence your competency to employers

  • 3.

    Gain deeper understanding of good personal hygiene and maintaining a clean environment

  • 4.

    Further your personal and professional development

  • 5.

    Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college


Duration: 4 Weeks

Course Units

In this unit learners will know how infection is caused and understand how it can be spread in a health care setting.
In this unit learners will gain an understanding of the importance of personal hygiene and health in preventing infection in a healthcare setting.
In this unit learners will understand the importance of cleaning, decontamination and waste management to prevent infection in a healthcare setting.
In this unit learners will understand the purpose of infection control. They will also understand the policy, roles and responsibilities relating to infection control.