Clinics Refresher Course (London 5th June 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 one-day study day is intended for clinic managers and registered nurses with an interest in/responsibility for IPC. It is designed as an update for those who have attended our RCN-accredited 2-day IPC link practitioner course (clinics), or have attended a LPC course elsewhere, or for those with experience and comprehensive understanding of IPC issues in diagnostic and treatment centres. 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.

Building on previous knowledge of IPC and using the individual’s own experience in managing and delivering services in a range of varied diagnostic and treatment (inc. surgery) environments this day aims to provide delegates with opportunities to learn from trainers and peers and to share and discuss the challenges they face in delivering safe care and preventing infections.

A FREE web self-audit of IPC key standards (10 in total covering environmental and clinical practice issues) will be provided to delegates enrolling on this study day saving you £40.00 plus Vat . All instructions for completion will be provided. Delegates will be expected to undertake the audit prior to attending the study day and to bring their results and action plans for discussion during the afternoon sessions.

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

The one-day IPC refresher update training – Diagnostics & treatment centres (Clinics); day surgery; independent hospitals

9.00 – 09.15 Welcome and Introduction

  • Housekeeping
  • Aims and Learning Outcomes

09.15 – 09.30 Update on new publications relevant to IPC

09.30 – 10.30 Fundamental standards regulations 2014 and the revised CQC inspection process

  • Update to the revised legislation
  • Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOE)
  • Application to IPC

10.30 – 10.45 Coffee break

10.45 – 12.00 Compliance with IPC Standards

  • Implementing the Code of Practice
  • Delegates experiences and challenges
  • The Commissioners Role in assurance
  • Mandatory HCAI trajectories/targets
  • Antimicrobial Prescribing
  • Surveillance of surgical site infections

12.15 – 13.00 Lunch

13.00 – 14.30 Clinical Practice – practical applications and considerations

  • Management of surgical instruments inc. traceability
  • Management of the surgical environment
  • Asepsis and aseptic technique
  • Implementation of SICPs – challenges

14.30 – 14.45 Tea break

14.45 – 16.00 Risk Management and Audit as a measure of compliance with key policies

  • Risk Assessment
  • Audit
  • Poor compliance and good practice
  • Self-assessment audit* – feedback and discussion

16.00 – 16.30 Summary and Conclusions with Qs & As

16.30 Close

*This part of the day will incorporate your self-assessment audit – the audit documentation will have been emailed to the person booking your place prior to the course. The audit should be undertaken before the Course and brought along with you for discussion.