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