Hospices Infection Prevention & Control Refresher Course (London 3rd April 2019)


Price of the one-day refresher course is £165.00 plus Vat for one delegate.
INCLUDES: All hot and cold food and drinks for the day, the course pack in colour, pen, and the certificates of attendance. Plus one free audit is issued to all delegates of this course.


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This intensive, practice-based study day is intended for registered managers, registered nurse and senior support staff who have managerial responsibilities for the care of adult and paediatric service users in a Hospice.

It is designed as an update for those who have attended our RCN-accredited 2-day IPC link practitioner course (social care – Hospice specific ), or have attended a LPC course elsewhere, or for those with experience and comprehensive understanding of IPC issues in social care (Hospice). The day provides opportunities for discussion, debate and appraisal of the challenges of achieving compliance with revised fundamental standards and specifically the recently updated Code of Practice for the prevention and control of infections.

The study day assumes that delegate will have a basic level of understanding of day-to-day infection prevention and control issues Inc. Standard Infection Control precautions and will be experienced in managing day-to-day IPC related events Inc. outbreaks of infection in a range of social care (Hospice) environments.
This study day does NOT provide training in the basic principles of IPC. This knowledge can be obtained on our two-day RCN-accredited Infection Control Link Practitioner (ICLP) AND Lead course.

Who is the course aimed at:
Registered nurses, senior healthcare staff responsible for managing IPC risks; the nominated IPC lead/champion for the facility.

Infection Prevention & Control

The challenges of Managing Key issues in a HOSPCIE Environment

09:00 Welcome and Introduction

  • Course agenda and outcomes and delegates objectives

09:15 Strategic Overview- what’s changed since April 2015?

  • The impact of Legislative change on IPC in social care 2018/2019

09:30 Hospital Avoidance

  • How can you reduce IPC risks for your clients?
  • What is the latest news

09:45 Sepsis

  • How to identify the risks

10:30 Coffee and networking

10:45 Hydration & Sepsis

  • Hydration; UTIs/CA-UTIs; urinary catheter management

11:30 Group work & Urinary Sepsis

13:00 Lunch and Networking

13:45 Group work & Respiratory Sepsis

14:30 ANTT overview

15:00 Tea and Coffee Break

15:15 Outbreak Management

16:00 Microbiological Samples

  • Putting this knowledge into practice-next steps

16:15 Did you achieve your objectives? Any questions