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PDC20068 - Aseptic Technique - An Introduction

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course provides the novice health practitioner an introduction to the goal of aseptic technique and to recognise the importance of infection prevention in the clinical health setting. The course introduces key sites, parts, and principles of an aseptic framework in clinical practice.

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

1 hour

Career Opportunities

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course provides the novice health practitioner an introduction to the goal of aseptic technique and to recognise the importance of infection prevention in the clinical health setting. The course introduces key sites, parts, and principles of an aseptic framework in clinical practice

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Define asepsis and the health care goal
  2. Describe the aim of aseptic technique
  3. Identify risk reduction behaviours in for Hospital Acquired Infections
  4. Recognise key sites and key parts in the aseptic technique framework
  5. Recall aseptic non-touch techniques principles.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students participating in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au