Decontamination and Disinfection. Part 1. Immunisation and disinfection protocols

Posted on 08 April 2016
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60 mins CPD/CE

Overall aims of this series:

  • Remain up to date with Disinfection and Decontamination procedures, taking into account documents such as HTM0105 and Code of Practice

Overall objectives of this series:

  • Basic requirements for good decontamination practice
  • Pre-sterilisation cleaning and PPE
  • Discuss the Code of Practice relevant contents
  • Look at the implications of the HSE law for resheathing needles
  • Apply the HTM 0701 for waste regulations
  • Revisit handwashing

Aims and objectives of Part 1:

  • Understand which immunisations are necessary and when they are needed
  • Understand basic requirements for good decontamination practice 
  • When a nurse can start working 
  • Which immunisations are needed and when
  • Understand levels of compliance including essential and validated decontamination, and best practice
  • Validation of sterilisers, ultrasonic baths and washer disinfectors
  • Steriliser requirements for legal and insurance purposes

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