Infection Control

Aims

This highly practical and interactive course will give you fresh insight into infection control. You will learn how you can help to improve infection control policies in your clinic by identifying potential risk areas and devising new strategies to improve infection control in your clinic, as well as allowing you to disseminate this new information to other members of your team.

Objectives

By the end of this course you will have acquired the knowledge to:

  • Recognise infectious diseases
  • Undertake an audit of infections within your clinic and undertake improvements in infection control to reduce the incidence of nosocomial infections.
  • Formulate an appropriate protocol for managing infectious patients and reducing the risk of spread
  • Prepare a treatment regime for infections such as MRSA
  • Appreciate the factors that affect hospital-acquired and surgical site infections
  • Select appropriate cleaning agents for a variety of different items
  • Improve the cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation of a wide variety of equipment and instrumentation.
  • Encourage the whole team to engage in appropriate infection control within all areas of their clinic.

Summary

Comprehensive course notes, refreshments and a buffet lunch will be provided.

This course is running in Partnership with Medi-mark.

Available Dates

Infection Control
11 Feb 2019
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1 Day Course
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09:00 Registration
09:30 Course starts
17:00 Course finishes
6 CPD hours
Laura Rosewell

Price: £350.00 + VAT

Payment Terms & Conditions

  1. Payment for the course can be paid by credit card or bank transfer.
  2. Please contact us for pricing relating to corporate veterinary groups and multiple booking discounts.
  3. Full details regarding the course cancellation procedure can be found here: https://www.improveinternational.com/uk/terms-and-conditions/

Registration Information

  1. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis.
  2. Where all available places are full, applicants will be offered first refusal for the next available date.
  3. Confirmation and enrolment details will then be sent to confirm your booking.

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What do our customers think of our training?

Raymond Fitzpatrick is a self-employed locum studying for our PgC in Small Animal Surgery (SAS) between 2018 and 2020.  He shares his experience so far: Embarking on Improve’s two-year Small Animal Surgery programme was my second attempt at earning a PgC in surgery. I’d previously enrolled on a one-year programme with another provider but, unfortunately, it didn’t deliver what I was hoping for, especially as it was mostly self-study. I also found the lack of learning support frustrating. I […] Read more... Raymond Fitzpatrick

Once I’d settled into a routine, I relished the new knowledge I was absorbing, as well as the practical surgery skills I was learning. The tutors were excellent and worked hard to provide a balance between the theory in lectures and developing our practical skills in the excellent practical sessions.  By the end of every module, I was confident and felt that my knowledge had increased.  Improve’s online virtual learning environment, Moodle, was very useful because of the range of tools it offers to support the learning process.  I used it to discuss topics with my fellow delegates and tutors; to receive feedback on case reports and to stay up to date with reading resources and advice from tutors. Read more... Andreas Manousoudakis

DVM MRCVS

I thoroughly enjoyed the course and the practical skills of the day. The course was very helpful with my job and found it to be the best so far. The practical side of this course was brilliant and I found this really helped my skills. Read more... Ellie Parry

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ABOUT IMPROVE

Improve International was established in 1998 by a group of veterinary surgeons from across the UK. We run Continuous Professional Development training for veterinary professionals to help develop the skills and knowledge required in practice. Our programmes utilise a combination of review lectures, case-based discussion and, where applicable, hands-on practical sessions. We are an international organisation with offices in the UK and Portugal.

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