Course Overview

Workshop Objectives

On completion of this workshop you will be able to: 

  • Define infection 
  • Identify how infection is spread 
  • Describe the chain of infection 
  • Practice infection control and prevention 
  • Define standard and additional precautions 
  • Define safe waste management and handling procedures 
  • Demonstrate correct handwashing procedures 
  • Identify food handling processes 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of food poisoning and cross-contamination 

Who Should Attend?

Direct care workers, team leaders, supervisors and managers of aged care and disability services. 

Workshop Duration

This is an interactive 1 1/2 hour workshop that allows participants to witness the potential spread of pathogens and to practice a range of responses to reduce the impact. The workshop has been written in reference to the following documents: 

  • Infection Control in the Health Care Setting Guidelines for the Prevention of Transmission of Infectious Diseases - Australian Government National Health and Research Council 
  • The Infection Control Guidelines for the Prevention of Transmission of Infectious Diseases in the Health Care Setting, Department of Health and Ageing 

What is Included in the Workshop?

  • Defining infection 
  • The chain of infection 
  • Infection control and prevention including standard and additional precautions 
  • Safe waste management and handling procedures 
  • Correct handwashing procedures 
  • Safe food handling, preparation, serving and storage processes 

Costs 

  • Individual bookings - $66 per participant
  • Group bookings - $440 for up to 15 people  

 

Travel and accommodation costs may apply

Require more information about any of our workshops? 

Contact the team at Akadia Training to book a Custom Workshop or view our Upcoming Workshops. 

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For any questions about the Training or Specialised Nursing Services Akadia offers, please reach out to our experienced team. 


(07) 4659 5662


Street Address 18 Hanna Ct, 
Kearney's Spring, QLD 4350

Postal Address PO Box 8209, 
Toowoomba, QLD 4350


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Contact 

For any questions about the Training or Specialised Nursing Services Akadia offers, please reach out to our experienced team. 


(07) 4659 5662


Street Address 18 Hanna Ct, 
Kearney's Spring, QLD 4350

Postal Address PO Box 8209, 
Toowoomba, QLD 4350


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