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Module 7: Infection prevention education
Continued education and competency checking of all members of the practice team is crucial for effective infection prevention and control.
Education enables staff to understand the various infectious agents, their modes of transmission, appropriate work practices for infection prevention and control, and what personal protection is required and when to use it.
It is important that staff have a competency checking program relevant to their duty, along with opportunities to participate in hands on training, especially for correct fitting of PPE (masks) and the safe application and removal of PPE. All staff need to know how to identify, respond to and report risks in the event of an accident or incident.
The RACGP’s Infection prevention and control standards contain guidance on recording the education of practice team members and evaluating their competency.
The Department of Health have developed COVID-19 infection prevention control training which includes:
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