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COVID-19 Infection Control & Prevention

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Overview

The highest standards of sanitation are required in a wide range of contexts and even more so in light of recent developments with the COVID-19 pandemic.  This course offers participants the opportunity to acquire necessary knowledge and skills to control and prevent infections in a range of workplace settings. The objective of this training programme is to provide participants with an understanding of infection, how it can be prevented and how it can be controlled. 

The OZO Academy offers a practical based training programme providing appropriate level of knowledge to prevent and control infection for those working in the hospitality and healthcare professions.


Aims 

  • Understand the nature of COVID-19 infection, detection and measures to be taken 

  • Communicate professionally within the boundaries of their role.

  • Apply infection control and contamination prevention procedures, under supervision. 

  • Dispose of waste and hazardous materials using appropriate procedures


Learning Outcomes 

  1. Understand the range of infection types and impact on employees and customers

  2. Understand the risks associated with spread of infections

  3. Understand the importance of using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the prevention and control of infections

  4. Understand roles and responsibilities in the prevention and control of infections

  5. Understand the importance of good personal hygiene in the prevention and control of infections

  6. Use different types of PPE

  7. Key principles of infection control

  8. Employers’ responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection

  9. Employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection

  10. Demonstrate good hand washing technique

  11. Choose appropriate PPE and demonstrate correct use of PPE

  12. Use Correct procedure for disposal of used PPE

  13. Understand and practice disinfection procedures

  14. Understand the barrier nursing technique

  • The Principles of Infection Control & Prevention
    • The Principles of Infection Control & Prevention
  • Cleaning, Decontamination and De-sanitization
    • Cleaning, Decontamination and De-sanitization
  • Waste Management & Disposal of Hazardous substances
    • Waste Management & Disposal of Hazardous substances - Part 1
    • Waste Management & Disposal of Hazardous substances - Part 2
Ian Gourley
Ian Gourley
Head of Academy at Ozo Group
International executive with a varied portfolio in management and hospitality training. Over 20 years overseas experience in managing and leading academic and vocational institutes. Expert in quality assurance management as well as devising and running professional development and vocational training programmes particularly in the area of hospitality, management and leadership. Passionate about Housekeeping