Infection Prevention & Control for nurses working in Nursing Homes – 18th Jul or 11th Aug

Date Location Price / Members Price Places Trainer Book Online or Enquire
11th August 2021 @ 10.00-16.00 Wexford Chamber Office € 150.00 / € 150.00 11 available
28th July 2021 @ 10.00-16.00 Wexford Chamber Office € 150.00 / € 150.00 11 available

A single day’s training for up to 12 nurses. July 28th & August 11th,10am-4pm


Criteria for attendance

  • Attendees must be a registered nurse.
  • Prior to attending nurse must have completed the following modules on HSEland
    • Hand Hygiene for clinical staff
    • PPE
    • Standard Precautions
    • Infection control basics
    • Respiratory hygiene.

This will ensure attendees gain the maximum from the days training by having knowledge of the IP&C building blocks.

Topics to be covered on the day.

  • HIQA standards and how they apply to my place of work. Attendees can put together any questions or concerns they have in relation to HIQA reports.
  • Hand hygiene education, technique, and competency training. This will allow nurses to train and certify all staff as competent in hand hygiene technique.
  • Risk assessment process for the management of patients in relation to IP&C
  • Health Protection Surveillance Centre reference site
  • Audits and Action plans
    • Particular reference to
      • hand hygiene observational audits
      • Decontamination & patient care equipment Audits
      • Environmental audits.
    • Monitoring analysis tools