Infection control: The management of blood and body substance spills
interactive

Infection control: The management of blood and body substance spills

Health Staff Ed
Updated Jun 24, 2024

What you'll learn

  • The principles that apply to the management of a blood and/or body substance spills and how to manage them.
Course Description

Course Overview:

This 2 hour interactive course provides nurses with the training required to manage a blood and/or body fluid spill.

The course references the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare, 2019.

It is consistent with the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards, Standard 3: Preventing and Controlling Infections.

It is consistent with the requirements of the Aged Care Quality Standards, Standard 5. Organisation's service environment; and Standard 7: Human Resources.

 

Target Audience

All healthcare workers

 

Business Case

This course is an essential element in a multipronged approach to infection control in healthcare.