Outbreak Management: The Principles
Some infections have the capacity to spread quickly within shared environments. This course will explain the management principles of an outbreak including control of infection, communication, documentation and reporting processes.
Learning Outcomes:After completing this course, you will be able to:
Define what is meant by an outbreak and the requirement for an outbreak management policy/plan
Outline the key principles of outbreak management
Recognise the end of an outbreak and undertake outbreak investigation/root cause analysis
Who is this course appropriate for:
This course is appropriate for all staff working in health and social care.
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.
You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.
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