Infection Prevention and Control - Level 2

Offered By

NHS Health Education England

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Course Information

Target Audience
Course Structure

Why should I take this course?

This micro skills course from the NHS Health Education England covers the statutory and mandatory training for Infection Prevention and Control Level 2. It has been designed to meet the learning outcomes in the UK Core Skills Training Framework.The course consists of an e-learning micro skills course and an eAssessment.

Are the programs accredited for continuous professional development (CPD) or continuing medical education (CME)?

Our courses have been developed and are delivered by Talisium's global network of content providers including universities and various professional bodies whose work underpins CPD for healthcare professionals.
Certificates of completion will be available and can be downloaded once a course has been completed. These can be used as evidence of learning for training and CPD purposes. You will need to check with your governing body about CPD standards and requirements.
Unless otherwise stated, certificates issued through Talisium are not qualifications of any formal assessment.

Do I need any prior qualifications or experience?

Our courses and programs have been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of trainees and qualified healthcare professionals. For most courses, we do not ask that you hold certain qualifications or meet certain criteria.
Some courses are aligned to specialist medical curricula so there is a certain level of medical knowledge required in these cases. On the whole, however, the courses and programs are accessible to a broad audience of learners.

Validate your learning

Each participant receives a certificate upon course completion.

What you can expect

A 30 minute eLearning course containing interactive content and activities. 

This course is ideal for

All health professionals.

Here is what you will cover in
this course 

Describe the healthcare organisation's and your own responsibilities in terms of current infection prevention and control legislation

Explain how to obtain information about infection prevention and control within the organisation

Describe individual roles and responsibilities for the three levels of decontamination

Explain how to use single use items appropriately

Conduct a risk assessment in respect of ensuring infection prevention and control

Explain different alert organisms and conditions that pose an infection risk

Describe how to safely manage patients with specific alert organisms