About the course
Are you doing everything you can in your clinic to promote hygiene and maintain infection control standards? It's so important that everyone in the clinic knows what they should be doing - when, how and why! Also, if you're in the UK, how do you ensure you meet the new guidelines in the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme? What about those high-risk infectious cases? What would you do if a patient contracted MRSA?
Infection control is a vitally important aspect of veterinary practice life, but is often an area that is often overlooked, or poorly adhered to. This fully tutored module will look at various aspects of infection control within veterinary clinic - from the concept of infection control practitioners or groups, through the creation of SOPs, to how to implement these protocols and carry out effective infection control within the whole clinic or hospital.
You will learn about the importance of infection control, and will also develop materials to help make it work for you in your individual places of work.
By the end of this module, successful candidates will be able to:
Appreciate current issues regarding infection control within their own clinic
Understand the concept of an infection control programme and its importance within clinical practice
Have confidence creating infection control SOPs and procedures for all areas of their clinic, and in implementing and managing these policies