Safety in Healthcare – Infection Control
Infection control is a major concern in healthcare settings, particularly since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthcare facilities, which host a large number of patients, healthcare workers, and numerous medical procedures, must maintain rigorous infection control measures to safeguard everyone's health.
The module explores the causes of infections, how they spread, and the significance of good personal hygiene, including thorough hand washing.
It also covers the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), safe work procedures, and the importance of cleanliness in healthcare environments.
After watching the video, or completing the self-paced eLearning format, workers will learn:
- How infections can occur and spread in the workplace
- Good hygiene practices that prevent the transmission of infection in different settings
- Risk control measures including safe food preparation