Lin Lochead

Lin Lochead

Sterilisation & Infection Control Consultant

Online Course 2: Certification of cleaning and disinfection processes and Infection control training

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Course two is designed for practices that transport instruments off site for processing

Course two includes:

  • Basic Microbiology – growth and reproduction of micro-organisms such as bacteria, viruses, prions and fungi,
  • Infection – Spread of disease, methods of transmission of infection
  • Infection Control – prevention of cross-infection, breaking the infection cycle, hand hygiene, proper hand washing techniques, personal protective equipment (PPE’s), wearing gloves and masks, Standard Precautions
  • Handling of used items – Worksafe requirements, risk assessment, standard precautions
  • Cleaning – cleaning instruments, methods of cleaning such as manual instrument cleaning and ultrasonic cleaners, correct use of ultrasonic cleaners, cleaning agents (detergents), cleaning the surgery.
  • Disinfection and Disinfectants
  • Transporting instruments to and from the surgery
  • Storage of sterile goods – shelf life, storage facilities
  • Record keeping – what to record, documentation of each load, legal requirements, how long the records are kept
  • Policies and Procedures – why they are essential, how to write them, who reads them, who signs them.
  • Proper hand washing technique for good Hand Hygiene and Infection Control

What is infection control?

  • Education on infection control policies and procedures
  • $119.00
  • 1 Days
  • Course Certificate