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.