Nursing CPD Institute

Annual Fundamental: Infection Control – Standard Precautions

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 31 March 2021
This theoretical competency will provide you with an update of current Standard Precaution Guidelines and evidence that your knowledge base is current.


“Understand when Standard Precautions should be used”

Course Content

The use of standard precautions is the primary strategy for minimising the transmission of healthcare-associated infections.

The Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infections in Healthcare (2019) continues to form the basis for infection management in Australian Healthcare Settings and can be found here>>

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Reinforce your knowledge of Standard Precautions
  • Understand when Standard Precautions should be used
  • Investigate other components other than hand washing
  • Identify your knowledge competence in this area
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