course 1: hygiene and infection prevention




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35 minutes




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The first course will help you to improve the the level of hygiene when you take care of a clients or patient. It will reduce the chance of infections and other risks. This knowledge is not only valuable when you provide woundcare but also in any other patient related situations. 

16 questions – 35 minutes 

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The goal of SISP Woundcare is to provide high quality woundcare, to do so we need your help and commitment.
We provide a package of courses who will just take a few hours in total. After finishing those courses you will have all the skills and knowledge to provide hygienic basic woundcare.

In this module you will learn the basics about hygiene, the difference of handwashing and disinfection, the prevention of infections in healthcare and use of antibiotics. You can start immediately by clicking on “start Hygiene and infection prevention course ” above. If you have 80% of the questions correct, you can print a certificate. If you fail, you can repeat the module as many times as you want.

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Who is the course for?

This course is for you! Everyone can participate in these courses and they are all for free. Our mission is to improve the quality of woundcare and to do so we need a certain level of knowledge with everyone who’s involved in the process. So are you a caretaker who is changing wound dressing of a family member or an advanced nurse with a lot of experience this course will boost your skills, knowledge and workflow.

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This E-learning module has been developed by SISP Woundcare and Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences. Authors: Esther Janssen, Mandy Geijselaers, Luc Laumen, Freek Coumans, Robert Coumans and Dr.M.M.Sunilkumar .

No rights can be derived from the content of this E-learning module. Despite the utmost care with which this has been established, the developers, publishers and clients are not liable for errors, nor for the content of the texts and the resulting facts, circumstances and consequences.

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