Disinfection & Decontamination

Hand Hygiene

Contributes45 minutes to your CPD

Free

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Course Details:

This course will teach learners how to perform hand hygiene and comply with the associated legislation effectively.

You will be presented with a presentation followed by an assessment. 

If you achieve 80% or more, you pass the course and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident. 

Aims:

This course aims to teach learners how to perform hand hygiene and comply with the associated legislation effectively.

Objectives:

Learners will: 

  • Be able to perform a clinical hand wash
  • Understand the different types of hand hygiene
  • Understand when hand hygiene should be performed

Learning Outcomes:

The learner will be able to: 

  • List the correct stages for performing a clinical hand wash
  • List the correct stages for performing a hand rub
  • Outline what nail care is appropriate
  • List when hand hygiene is required