Infection prevention and control for IPC leads

  • LEAD event

The training concentrates on skills for the lead such as teaching the practice team, difficult conversations, audit and how to develop this important leadership role.

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This interactive infection prevention and control (IPC) leads workshop has been written and developed specifically for the dedicated IPC leads in general practice. The delegate will be taken through the important principles of infection control and updated with the latest thinking relating to best practice.

Supporting information for this course is taken from up-to-date regulations 12 and 15 from the CQC, the Code of Practice on Prevention and Control of Infection, the National Standards of Cleanliness 2021, and an IPC inspection preparation pack for General Practice.

Target audience:Registered Nurses, GPs, Affiliated members of the IPC and decontamination lead team such as Practice Managers & Health Care Assistants
Time:Registration: 13:15
Start: 13:30
End: 17:30
Please note that you may have to wait in the online lobby to be admitted. If you are more than 10 minutes late for the start of the session, you may not be admitted.
Delivery mode:Zoom
  • £95 (including VAT) for attendees from practices from the Londonwide LMCs’ area
  • £120 (including VAT) for attendees from practices from other areas
Overview:The training covers:

  • Creating a space to explore the challenges of implementing, as far as reasonably possible, an infection free zone for staff and patients.
  • Understand the role of the IPC lead.
  • Considering ways in which you can use your influence to improve IPC practice.
  • Being aware of effective leadership styles to challenge practice, teach and engage the whole team.
  • Understanding the role of the IPC lead in general practice.
  • Standard precautions.
  • Checklist for leads, including CQC inspections and resources.
  • Teaching and team engagement, including challenging conversations.
  • Leadership styles.
  • Audit.
Format:Online interactive training. Delegates will have access to relevant and up-to-date documents, videos and links on the CMT Clarimed Training website following completion of this course.
Presenter:CMT Clarimed Training.