Basics of Infection Control Webinar
Thank you for your registration for this CPD Webinar. We will be in contact with details and payment instructions shortly. We look forward to your attendance.
Are you feeling overwhelmed with all the information currently around regarding infection control, especially in relation to Covid?
Date: 22 September 2021
Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm (AWST)
Cost: $55 (inc. GST)
CPD Hours: 1.5 hours
Location: Online webinar - register to receive an access link
This 1½ hour interactive webinar is designed to give students and non-health care professionals the basics of infection control to enable them to improve safety in relation to transmission-based precautions. It will give participants a chance to ask the questions relating to protecting yourself against Covid 19. It will also provide the knowledge and skills to access evidence-based resources in relation to infection control.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Understand the chain of infection in relation to how infections occur.
- Develop knowledge of the fundamental immune system components and how it contributes to fighting infections.
- Update knowledge on best hand hygiene practises to reduce transmission of infection.
- Comprehend how diseases are classified and specific precautions used to reduce transmission of them.
- Appreciate the importance of cleaning and know the type of disinfectant to use for various pathogens.
- Update knowledge to reduce transmission of Covid 19 in relation to why the use of masks is recommended, what type to use when and how to don and doff personal protective equipment safely.
About the facilitator: Mrs Kareen Dunlop
RGON. C Inf Control
ND. DpHM. GC Acu, GC Nsg Ed,
Kareen is a local Consultant Nurse Educator with almost forty years’ experience primarily in operating theatre, infection control and nurse education. She completed her training as a Registered General and Obstetric Nurse in New Zealand and has since worked in Australia, Switzerland, England, Cambodia and Florida, USA. She has taught at the University level, managed a surgical training centre developing courses to teach surgeons cutting edge operations and developed and taught a Peri-operative post graduate course. Of late she has volunteered over a year of her time in Cambodia teaching a nation-wide infection control course, a local peri-operative course, Covid hospital preparedness, mentoring the leadership team of the largest public hospital in Phnom Penh and setting up and developing a nurse leadership team. She now consults to a number of hospitals and health care institutions on a variety of subjects related to health.