Effective Hand Hygiene

Effective Hand Hygiene

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Effective Hand Hygiene

For the past 180 years, scientists and physicians have recognised the importance of hand hygiene. Yet research shows that we still ignore many of the basic principles.

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For the past 180 years, scientists and physicians have recognised the importance of hand hygiene. Yet research shows that we still ignore many of the basic principles. Most of us focus on completing tasks we believe will make most difference to patients – as quickly as possible. Without thinking, hand hygiene often gets pushed down the list of priorities.

Understanding hand hygiene principles and the importance of timely and effective hand washing is an integral part of infection control standard precautions. This title helps to improve hand hygiene practice by challenging attitudes and encouraging the changing of behaviours, whilst conveying key learning points in an engaging and imaginative manner.

Subjects covered include:

The Importance of Hand Hygiene • Why We Don’t Wash • When to Decontaminate Your Hands • Recognising the Need • Wetting • Applying Cleansing Solution • Washing • Rinsing • Drying • Skin Care • Standard Precautions

Additional Information

FormatDVD, Download or Online
Duration16 minute video in 12 sections to be used in a suggested 2 hour training session
Supporting MaterialsContains a Lesson plan, Handouts, Question and Answer sheets, Care Certificate Workbook and a CPD Accredited Certificate
ConsultantPaul Elliott, MA, BSc, RGN, PGCEA, FRSPH, FHEA, Associate Member IPS
Peer ReviewInfection Control Nurses Association
Standards

Care Certificate Standard 15

All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Section 7

NOS: IPC6.2012

QCF: Unit ref: L/501/6737, H/501/7103

ReferencesNo

Customer Reviews

A great resource for staff! Review by Peter W
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Really helped with getting my staff to understand the importance of washing their hands. (Posted on 14/09/2016)

Additional Information

FormatDVD, Download or Online
Duration16 minute video in 12 sections to be used in a suggested 2 hour training session
Supporting MaterialsContains a Lesson plan, Handouts, Question and Answer sheets, Care Certificate Workbook and a CPD Accredited Certificate
ConsultantPaul Elliott, MA, BSc, RGN, PGCEA, FRSPH, FHEA, Associate Member IPS
Peer ReviewInfection Control Nurses Association
Standards

Care Certificate Standard 15

All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Section 7

NOS: IPC6.2012

QCF: Unit ref: L/501/6737, H/501/7103

ReferencesNo
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