Primary Care Infection Prevention & Control Refresher Course (Manchester 15th January 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 course provides an idea refresher course for IPC lead/link practitioners for discussion, debate and appraisal of the challenges of achieving compliance with revised fundamental standards and specifically the Code of Practice for the prevention and control infections.

Many different service models are evolving but the problems relating to IPC remain the same. How are you tackling them in your practice? What are the challenges you are facing in providing assurance to commissioner and inspectors?

How much support are you being given to tackling these challenges and delivering safe evidence-based care?
The day provides a focus on further enhancing your knowledge base in relation to key issue which provide particular challenges in primary care.

Who is the course aimed at:
This study day is intended for Practice Nurses, and Advanced Nurse Practitioners, registered managers and/or the nominated IPC leads for the surgery and who have received previous IPC training and have an understanding of key IPC issues in Primary Care.

General Medical Providers; Out of Hours services; Urgent care centres one day refresher

09:30 Welcome, Housekeeping and Introduction Inc. delegates priorities for discussion

09:45 Infection prevention and control and its regulatory context

  • Legal and Regulatory Framework
  • Code of Practice 2015- 10 Criteria
  • Expert Guidance

10:30 Coffee and Networking

10:45 Meeting Infection Prevention and Control Standards

  • IPC Lead Role
  • Annual Statement
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Expert Guidance
  • Risk Assessments
  • Audit of key policies and procedures

11:30 Environment and Equipment Management- how clean is your Practice?

  • Responsibilities in hosted premises
  • Cleaning standards and schedules
  • Equipment cleaning- products, frequency and monitoring

12:30 Lunch and networking

13:15 Standard Infection Control Precautions re-visited

  • Key Issues:
    • Waste (Inc. sharps) in patients’ own home;
    • Biohazard specimens – what is a biohazard and what are your responsibilities
  • Practical sessions:
    • Hand Hygiene
    • Donning and doffing PPE

14:00 Audit, monitoring and action plans

  • Types of audit and tools
  • Audit results and reports
    – Action Plans

15:00 Coffee and networking

15:15 Putting knowledge into Practice

15:45 Q’s A’s – did you get all your queries answered?

16:00 Conclusions; evaluation;

16:15 Close