Get Trained in Infection Prevention and Control With Us

McKenzie Arnold are pleased to offer an Infection Prevention and Control Course with a COVID-19 module

The course is delivered online, and takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. A recognised awarding body certificate of completion can be downloaded and/or printed by learner once finished.

Why should you take this course?

Now, more than ever, following expert advice and educating ourselves and our workforce against viruses such as Covid-19 is our best defence. It is also the best tactic we have to move forward and slowly ensure that getting back into work safely is possible. Our clients’ and our employees’ safety and well-being are of the utmost importance and we should all aim to let everyone know that we are taking every step to educate ourselves to ensure our services will keep running.

What does the course cover?

• COVID-19

• Pathogenic microorganisms

• Chain of infection

• Consequences of infection

• Factors that increase the risk of infection

• Breaking the chain

• Control measures

• Health and hygiene

• Hand hygiene

• PPE

• Safe handling of waste

• Environmental contamination

• Legislation

• Employers’ and employees’ responsibilities

Infection prevention and Control is a practical solution, based on a scientific approach, to prevent the harm caused by infection to both patients and health workers. Infections and infectious diseases are a major cause of illness and death. Infectious diseases can spread. As with all illnesses, prevention is better than cure.

I don’t work for McKenzie Arnold. Can I still take the course?

Yes, of course! This course is aimed at any employee or manager working within an environment where there is risk of infection. The course may be particularly useful for healthcare professionals and adult care workers, as well as apprentices. The course can be used as a stand-alone module or as part of an induction programme.

How much does the course cost?

The course costs £15.00 per person.

How do I sign up?

You can register your interest by emailing lhorie.goodin@mckenziearnold.com.