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Course code

GCIM700

Level

7

Credits

5.0

Estimated hours

50.0

To enable Registered Nurses to develop their knowledge and understanding of the importance of infection control.

Learning outcomes

apply knowledge of infection control requirements related to the Health and Disability Sector Standards and issues to meet certification.

identify the micro-organisms of significance within the residential care and acute care/hospital settings.

apply principles of infection control and analyse how to implement appropriate infection control measures.

analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of an infection control programme.

develop policies and procedures for the prevention and control of infection which reflect good practice and meet legislative requirements.