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Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)

Healthcare-Associated Infections, or HAIs, are infections that people acquire while they are receiving treatment for another condition in a health care setting. Research shows that a significant proportion of infections can be prevented by adherence to established infection control practices. Above all, YOU are a key part of the strategy to prevent and control Healthcare-Associated Infection.

This short course can also be found as part of the more comprehensive CPD Course Infectious and Communicable Disease.

When you have completed this course you should be able to:

  1. Understand what HAIs are and their impact in Emergency Care.
  2. Describe workplace practices to protect against HAIs.
  3. Understand your role in Preventing Infection.
  4. Summarise the ICMPs and their role in infection prevention and control.

Once you have enrolled in this Course you can begin by clicking HAI and Communicable Disease in Emergency Care in the list below.

ELS-006-02
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15mins
Free
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