Course Aim
Discover how infectious agents spread and identify simple precautions that can be taken to reduce the risk of infection
Learning Outcomes
  • Describe the different types of infectious agents (micro-organisms) and the harm they can cause
  • Explain why older people are at increased risk from infections
  • Distinguish the links in the chain of infection and how to break them
  • Implement the role of standard precautions in preventing and controlling the spread of infection