Infection Control Guidelines 2019: Management and Clinical Governance
CPD Hours / Duration
1 hour/s
Cost
Depends on Membership level

Infection Control Guidelines 2019: Management and Clinical Governance

Presenter The Nursing CPD Institute

Infection prevention and control is an ongoing high priority within healthcare settings requiring an organisational approach. Managers have the added responsibility of ensuring staff continue to observe infection control measures and to ensure that policies are adequate.

Course Content

Infection prevention and control is an ongoing high priority within healthcare settings requiring an organisational approach. Managers have the added responsibility of ensuring staff continue to observe infection control measures and to ensure that policies are adequate.

The new Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare provide the road map for best practice in Infection Control and in this learning activity, you will be reviewing Section 4.1 of the Guidelines: Management and Clinical Governance.

To complete this CPD activity, you will need to download a copy of the The Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection.

Target Audience

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Review the Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare
  • Understand the need for a Clinical Governance committee
  • Revise roles and responsibilities of those involved in Infection Control policy and program development
  • Explore ways of taking an organisational systems approach to infection prevention quality and safety