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Disability health support: Infection prevention & control and Epilepsy

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?

This course is  delivered VIRTUALLY and is available:

•    for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees only 

Why choose this course?

This is a compulsory induction activity for all disability support practitioners and managers. It is part of a blended training program with prerequisite online learning and pre-reading. 

What content does the program cover?

This virtual theory session covers learning relevant to their roles:
Infection Prevention and Control 

•    Know the chain of infection and how to break it 
•    Apply standard precautions at all times to prevent infection in the workplace
•    Hand hygiene using soap and water
•    Identify situations when transmission based precautions may be used to control infection in the workplace

Epilepsy and Emergency First Aid

•    Recognise epilepsy seizures
•    Apply epilepsy first aid for two different types of epilepsy seizures
•    Assisting with prescribed emergency seizure medication

It supports the learning from two online courses Assist with medication and Infection prevention and control.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees working with clients must complete the online courses followed by this virtual session. 

Does the program have any prerequisites?

The following two online learning courses must be completed 1 business day prior to attending this course.  These courses can be accessed via the Online Learning System.

•    Assist with medication - online 
•    Infection prevention and control for disability support - online

Employees must also have read the CPA Infection Prevention and Control, Medication and Epilepsy policies available on the HUB in the policy library 
This course is a pre-requisite to all other client health care courses.

Course completion requires:

Completion of the two (2) online learning modules, pre-reading of relevant CPA policies and participation in this virtual theory session.  

How long is the course? 

Duration: half day
Time: Please see scheduled times below or enquire

Where can I get more information?

Contact:  Training Alliance team
Email:      training@cerebralpalsy.org.au
Phone:     +61 2 9975 8715
Cancellation conditions apply

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Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start DateLocationCost
Mon 29 Nov 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Virtual Learning Register
Tue 07 Dec 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Virtual Learning Register
Mon 13 Dec 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Virtual Learning Register