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QQI Infection Prevention and Control – €200

1 November, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 9 November, 2023 @ 4:00 pm


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Course Outline

This is an 4 day module which takes place in person in a class setting.

  • 100% attendance is required

If you are interested in working with us, please visit our recruitment page

This module includes assignments and a skills demonstration

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this module, learners will be able to :

  • Explain the basic principles of infection and the application of standard precautions in relation to infection control, to include the significance of an Area of Infection Control.
  • Discuss the importance of infection prevention and control in the healthcare area, in providing a healthy environment for patients, staff and visitors.
  • Summarise the various types of micro organisms, the elements required for the growth, spread and subsequent infection process, to include direct and indirect contact, knowledge of the chain of infection and the need for vigilance and safe practice at all times.
  • Analyse the predisposing factors to the development of healthcare-acquired infections to include contact 2 precautions, respiratory precautions and enteric precautions.
  • Discuss the role and functions of the local infection control team members, to include local policy in relation to dress, staff health and travel associated infections.
  • Investigate the terms cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation to include cleaning standards, procedures and frequencies while paying special attention to decontamination of equipment, including patient care equipment.
  • Identify the main blood borne viruses which pose a threat and the methods that prevent the spread of infections.
  • Examine the role of antibiotics and the importance of correct and safe antibiotic use to avoid antibiotic resistance.
  • Differentiate between social hand hygiene, antiseptic hand hygiene and surgical hand hygiene to include the correct use of alcohol hand gels and the need for good personal skin care and efficient hand washing.
  • Implement the local terminal cleaning procedure in a range of settings, such as an isolation room, single use items and outbreak management.
  • Apply appropriate management of blood and body fluid spillages, to include policies for dealing with clean and soiled linen, the disposal of sharps and the correct management following inoculation, injury or accidental exposure to blood and body fluids.

Course Dates

This 4 day course with the trainer in person:

Day 1: 1st November 2023

Day 2: 2nd November 2023

Day 3: 8th November 2023

Day 4: 9th November 2023

Course Cost

€200. Secure a place with a deposit of €50 payable online

Qualification Details

QQI Course Code: 5N0690 | NFQ Level 5 | Award Class Minor


This 4 day course takes place 2 days per week over 2 weeks


Lucan Centre


The cost is €200 per person for the entire course, including all training materials.


1 November, 2023 @ 9:30 am
9 November, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
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01 621 9101
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Lucan Centre
Primrose Lane
Lucan, Co. Dublin K78 XT10 Ireland
01 628 0393