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Infection Prevention and Control in Care Settings

Empower your healthcare journey with our Infection Prevention and Control in Care Settings course. Master outbreak management, understand microorganisms, and learn key roles and responsibilities for effective infection control. Perfect for healthcare professionals seeking to enhance patient safety.


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    Learning Outcomes

    Course Overview

    Infection prevention and control is a critical aspect of healthcare that ensures the safety of both patients and healthcare workers. Our course, “Infection Prevention and Control in Care Settings,” is designed to provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills to effectively prevent and manage infections.

    The course commences with “Introduction to Infection Prevention and Control,” offering an overview of the key concepts and importance of infection control in healthcare. It sets a solid foundation for what follows.

    “Roles and Responsibilities” in Module 2 emphasizes the accountability of each member of the healthcare team in maintaining high standards of infection control, highlighting the collaborative nature of this endeavor.

    In Module 3, “Understanding Microorganisms and Infections,” you dive into the science of pathogens, understanding how infections occur, spread, and can be controlled. This knowledge is crucial for practical application in real-world scenarios.

    The fourth module, “Infection Prevention and Control Measures,” equips you with practical strategies and best practices to minimize the risk of infection in healthcare settings. These range from hand hygiene to the use of personal protective equipment and environmental cleaning.

    “Module 5: Infection Control in Specific Care Settings” delves into the unique challenges and strategies associated with different types of care environments, such as outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, and acute care hospitals.

    “Outbreak Management,” covered in Module 6, is particularly relevant in the wake of global health crises. This module trains you in identifying, managing, and controlling outbreaks of infections effectively.

    Finally, Module 7, “Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship,” addresses one of the most significant challenges in modern healthcare. It focuses on the responsible use of antimicrobials to combat resistance, ensuring these life-saving drugs remain effective for future generations.

    Course Description 

    This course is an excellent learning opportunity for those who are passionate about the topic and who are interested in a successful career within the relevant industry. Professionals currently working in this field who wish to brush up on their knowledge and advance their careers may also enrol in this program.   

    In the Infection Prevention and Control in Care Settings Course, you will find a number of engaging, in-depth modules that will provide you with comprehensive theoretical knowledge that will enable you to succeed in your career. As proof of your completion, you will receive a free e-certificate from Learndrive.

    Using computers, tablets, smartphones, and other internet-enabled devices, you can access the course modules at your own pace. Invest in your professional development today and learn skills that will lead to your dream job. Become a career leader by taking this course online.

    What Do You Get With The Infection Prevention and Control in Care Settings Course?

    • Courses Materials in bite-sized format for the most accessible learning experience
    • Exams that test and consolidate your understanding 
    • Free e-certificate after passing the course
    • Flexible study time and pace

    Course Design

    Students can access the course using any internet-connected device through our online learning platform. You may study at your own pace since there are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules.


    The learners who pass the course will receive a Learndrive Certificate as a badge of accomplishment. The e-certificate is free of charge. There is a small fee, however, if you want a hard copy of your certificate.

    Who Is This Course For?

    The course is right for you if you already work in this industry or want to make the transition. This Infection Prevention and Control in Care Settings Course is designed to enhance your expertise and improve your CV. 


    Students from all backgrounds are welcome to participate in the online training. There are no requirements for participation. The only prerequisite for studying this Infection Prevention and Control in Care Settings Course is an interest in learning and a good grasp of English, mathematics, and computer skills.



    Course Instructor

    Theolearn Academy focuses on developing online courses covering a variety of topics such as personal development, management, health & care, business, marketing, hospitality, teaching, law, etc. 

    Theolearn Academy has years of experience developing well-organised, concise, and theoretically sound online courses. The mission of this organisation is to assist individuals in gaining the theoretical knowledge needed to excel in their careers.


    This course is accredited by CPDQE. The demand for professionals to engage in Continuing Professional Development is escalating, irrespective of the industry, career stage, or job function. CPD serves as an impactful mechanism for skill enhancement, maintaining the relevance of academic credentials, and strategically advancing one’s career. 

    This CPDQE Certified Course will ensure that you have obtained the required CPD trainings for your professional development.

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    Course Curriculum

    Module 1: Introduction to Infection Prevention and Control
    Introduction to Infection Prevention and Control 00:15:00
    Module 2: Roles and Responsibilities
    Roles and Responsibilities 00:15:00
    Module 3: Understanding Microorganisms and Infections
    Understanding Microorganisms and Infections 00:15:00
    Module 4: Infection Prevention and Control Measures
    Infection Prevention and Control Measures 00:15:00
    Module 5: Infection Control in Specific Care Settings
    Infection Control in Specific Care Settings 00:15:00
    Module 6: Outbreak Management
    Outbreak Management 00:15:00
    Module 7: Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship
    Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship 00:15:00

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    **Additional shipping charge will be added for international delivery outside UK