Continuing Professional Development (short course, distance learning)
Module code: MOD003320
Module level: 4
Module credits: 45 credits
Please note: January is the last planned delivery of this course
Further your science knowledge of the decontamination process for surgical instruments, packing, storage and traceability of invasive medical devices.
This online module is aimed at professionals ranging from decontamination technicians to decontamination leads. It aims to educate and inform evidence-based practice that encompasses the decontamination of reusable invasive medical devices. We'll facilitate your learning via a distance learning approach that will allow you to acquire the appropriate knowledge and skills to understand the process of medical device decontamination for reusable invasive medical devices.
As well as exploring the decontamination process, our module will look at preparation for the environment, and explore local and national policies and regulations relating to health and safety, such as the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) and Reporting of Injuries, Disease and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR).
This course is aimed at professionals ranging from decontamination technicians to decontamination leads.
Distance learning begins week commencing 29 January 2018.
The Faculty of Medical Science, opened in 2014, is founded on the strong international reputation of our flagship Postgraduate Medical Institute. Based on our riverside campus in Chelmsford and Young Street campus in Cambridge, we deliver innovative and clinically relevant teaching and research across two departments:
Thanks to our close relationships with the major clinical-care providers in the east of England, there are significant opportunities for collaboration and student placements across a variety of clinical sites.
We offer exciting opportunities for research and education in the allied health professions. We also translate science and epidemiology into health education and primary care, and deliver taught Master’s programmes to qualified medics. We have a flourishing community of PhD and MD(Res) students across all of our research fields.
Our advanced learning facilities include state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratories and simulation suites, which mirror real-life clinical situations. We also have a fantastic, modern library and a wide range of science labs and ICT suites.
For more information about fees, please enquire with our CPD Admissions Team. Call 01245 686868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.
Tel: 01245 686868
You should already be working in a related field, for example as a decontamination technician or decontamination lead.
You'll need a good level of computer skills as the module is delivered entirely by distance learning. We have an excellent study skills support network for distance learning students that can assist you with your academic progression once you register.
Workshop continuing professional development (1 day)
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