Effective Surface and Environment Cleaning

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It’s crucial to ensure surfaces and environments in healthcare settings are cleaned thoroughly and properly in order to prevent infection transmission and keep patients, staff and visitors safe and healthy.

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The effective implementation of infection prevention and control is crucial to ensure that high-quality healthcare is provided to patients, and a safe working environment is maintained for staff.


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Helen Momtazi
08 Aug 2021
Good review and refresher
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Sam Denman
17 Apr 2020
Good update
Sangay Chezom
12 Jul 2021
Pamela Boyd
25 Jul 2020
Very good resource, good revision for us all as we all must take responsibility in preventing infection. Many hands make light work and we all must take care in our own practice.
Karen Innes
20 May 2023
Registered Nurse
Short and sharp. Provides a great refresher for existing workers or an induction tool for new workers.
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Aliti Tora
14 Apr 2023
Registered Nurse
Ensure to work in clean enviroment .
Bian Asiao
29 Apr 2023
Student Nurse or Midwife
Informative learning resource.
Jessica Blackmore
17 Apr 2023
Clear and useful.
Megan Delgado
15 Apr 2020
Very interesting and informative. Easy to do and reinforces what needs to be done.
Agnes Manuel
15 Sep 2021
I will suggest this course to everyone particularly to those employee working as a cleaner to aged care facilities n hospitals to be educated on using proper cleaning material in a particular surfaces to observe infection control.
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