Infection Control training

There are many reasons to enforce strict regulations concerning the spread of infection.

Legal responsibility, duty of care to patients and service users, avoiding suffering and reducing cost to the public purse are just some of them.

This online course will increase the learner’s knowledge of infection risks in the healthcare settings and help you to develop skills in minimising these risks.

Access this course as part of the following online course package(s):

This course will cover:
  • The causes of infection
  • Infection control
  • Signs and symptoms of infection
  • General principles of infection prevention and control
  • Personal healthcare and hygiene standards
  • Waste management
  • Managing accidents
  • Relevant legislation
This Infection Control course has been designed specifically for foster carers who would like to learn more about infection control.Whilst it provides focus for people working in Children's Services, it will also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about and how to minimise the risk of infection.We can deliver this course either: online, as a webinar, or as a face-to-face programme. If you have your own LMS and would like this course as a SCORM file, please get in touch.
The online version of this course will take 2 hours to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

Choose your desired delivery method from the boxes below.

Infection Control eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Infection Control course

By the end of this training, you will:

  • Understand infection, modes of transmission and implications to the healthcare setting
  • Understand the general principles of infection control
  • Understand personal healthcare and hygiene procedures
  • Know the legislation affecting infection control

Already have an LMS? Add this course to your platform as a SCORM file.

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Additional course information

Here are example screenshots of our interactive learning in action. If you would like to see more of the course features before you subscribe, feel free to book a demo with the team, who would be delighted to show you how our online courses help support meaningful training.