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Infection prevention and control (1 CPD hour)

Infection control experts Jo Howarth and Dr Lindsay Smith advise practices on how to prepare for the incoming CQC standards.

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Infection control experts Jo Howarth and Dr Lindsay Smith advise practices on how to prepare for the incoming CQC standards.

Learning objectives

This module offers a guide to the standards that practice should adhere to on infection control:
  • Having systems to manage and monitor the prevention and control of infection
  • Providing an environment that prevents/controls infections
  • Providing accurate information on infections to patients and other healthcare providers
  • Ensuring staff are fully involved in the process of preventing and controlling infections

This module will be free for all registered members of Pulse Learning until 28 October 2011.

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Jo Howarth is infection control/clinical risk lead and Dr Lindsay Smith is a GP in West Coker and patient safety lead at NHS Somerset

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