Decontamination and disinfection Part 2. Cycle of Infection.

Posted on 08 April 2016
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Overal Aim of this series

  • To be upto date with our Disinfection and decontamination procedures taking into account the documents such as HTM0105 and Code of Practice

Overall objectives of this series

  • Basic requirements for good decontamination practice
  • Presterlisation cleaning and PPE
  • Discuss the code of Practice’s relevant contents
  • Look at the implications of the HSE law for resheathing needles
  • Apply the HTM 0701 for waste regulations
  • Revisit handwashing

Aim of Part 2

  • Understand the chain of infection AND personal protective eqpt

Objective of Part 2

  • What is infection and how infectious agents can spread
  • Understand the chain of infection
  • Understand the importance of waterlines and running waterlines to break the chain of infection
  • Understand the importance of PPE to break the chain of infection
  • Gain a knowledge about antibiotics and resistance and the difficulties with developing new classes of antibiotics
  • Gain an understanding of personal protective equipment and importance of each item of PPE – Gloves , facemasks or visors, aprons, and all other PPE – and their effective usage

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