The Infection prevention control for COVID-19 credential covers the skills and knowledge that assist you in understanding and implementing practices that assist in the prevention and control practices that contribute to the reduction of infection and transmission of COVID 19 between healthcare workers, patients and others associated with the healthcare industry.

The Infection prevention control for COVID-19 comprises of 1 micro-credential stacked course of learning, followed by a completion of assessment tasks at the end of each skill level, to test the learner’s knowledge and understanding.

Course Series: 1 of 1

Course Award: Micro-Credential 

Course Duration: 5 Hours Course 

Complexity: Foundation

It comprises 10 lessons of learning, followed by a completion quiz to test your knowledge and understanding.  By the end of this course, you will demonstrate understanding in:

  • Practices to follow and implement in ensuring hand hygiene 
  • The role and importance of personal protective equipment
  • Development and implementation of workplace procedures that promote safe work practices to prevent and control 
  • Implementing additional precautions to prevent transmission of infection
  • Identifying and understanding infection hazards associated with own role and work environment
  • Your areas of responsibility regarding infection prevention and control
  • Policies and practices to be adhered to in regard to reporting activities and tasks during COVID 19
  • Developing and implementing procedures in the workplace to assist in managing risks.
  • Safe work practices in minimising contamination of materials and equipment
  • Implementing practices to confine records and materials to a well-designated clean zone




Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Infection prevention control for COVID-19

  • 2

    Lesson 1

    • Hand hygiene practice

  • 3

    Lesson 2

    • Personal protective equipment

  • 4

    Lesson 3

    • Workplace procedures

  • 5

    Lesson 4

    • Additional precautions to prevent transmission of infection

  • 6

    Lesson 5

    • Infection hazards associated with own role and work environment

  • 7

    Lesson 6

    • Identify own areas of responsibility in relation to infection prevention and control

  • 8

    Lesson 7

    • Reporting activities and tasks during COVID 19

  • 9

    Lesson 8

    • Follow procedures for managing risks

  • 10

    Lesson 9

    • Minimise contamination of materials and equipment

  • 11

    Lesson 10

    • Confine records, and materials to a well-designated clean zone

  • 12

    Test your knowledge

    • Instructions before taking the test

    • Next steps

  • 13

    The boring stuff

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