PDC20084 - Hand Hygiene and PPE in the Community

Course Details

Course Summary

Keeping your hands clean is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of illness and infections in your home and workplace. The majority of infectious diseases can be spread from one person to another by contaminated hands and/or objects. This online Short Course provides an overview of the importance of hand hygiene and the appropriate use of personal protection equipment (PPE) in the healthcare community setting.

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

1 hour
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Recognise the importance of hand hygiene
  2. Identify appropriate technique of hand washing and using PPE
  3. Identify appropriate hand hygiene products and other barrier protection to provide infection control.

Assessment

Online Quiz

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
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2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

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