Infection Prevention & Control: FETAC Level 5

Infection Prevention & Control: FETAC Level 5

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A new textbook based on the revised FETAC module descriptor (5N3734) introducing the knowledge, skill and competence to prevent and control infection in the health services area. * Explains the basic principles of infection and the application of standard precautions in relation to its control, including the significance of an area of Infection Control. * Discusses the importance of infection prevention and control, the various types of hand hygiene, and relevant cleaning standards and procedures in the healthcare area in providing a healthy environment for patients, staff and visitors. * Identifies the various types of micro organisms, main blood-borne viruses and the predisposing factors to the development of healthcare-acquired infections. * Examines the role of antibiotics and the importance of correct and safe antibiotic use. Written For: Students taking the Infection Prevention and Control component module (5N3734) as part of the following major awards: Health Service Skills (5M3782) Healthcare Support (5M4339) Nursing Studies (5M4349)

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Nifast is a leading specialist in health and safety training in Ireland and is associated with the Health and Safety Authority, IOSH, NISO and RoSPA.


Chapter 1 Basic Microbiology Chapter 2 Basic Principles of Infection Control Chapter 3 Healthcare Associated Infections Chapter 4 Health Management Appendix 1: Cleaning method statements Appendix 2: Management of blood and other bodily fluid spillages: policy and procedure Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/05/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780717157297
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9780717157297
  • weight: 232
  • ISBN10: 0717157296

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