Infection Prevention & Control

Overview

This section should be completed by all members of the dental team.

N.B: However, if you have undertaken 1 hour of e-CPD Infection Prevention and Control in the current CPD year then you do not need to undertake Level 1 and Level 2.’

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COVID-19: This guidance should be read by all dental team members​

COVID-19: infection prevention and control guidance PDF version of GOV.UK guidance

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The modules below can be accessed under the heading Public Health England – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

• Covid-19 personal protective equipment (PPE)
• Donning of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – YouTube Video (from Public Health England)
• Removal and disposal of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – YouTube Video (from Public Health England)

Essential Guidance​​

The modules below can be accessed under the heading Essential Guidance from the NHS, UK Government, WHO and BMJ

• How to wash your hands (from nhs.uk)
• Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Public Guidance (from nhs.uk)
• Guidance on infection prevention and control for Covid-19 (from gov.uk)
• Guidance on infection prevention and control for Covid-19. List of guidance for Healthcare Professionals (from gov.uk)
• Introduction to emerging respiratory viruses, including novel coronavirus (from World Health Organization) – short video (4 minutes) 

Donning PPE

Putting on (donning) personal protective equipment (PPE) for aerosol generating procedures (AGPs) – Gown version

Doffing PPE

Removal of (doffing) personal protective equipment (PPE) for aerosol generating procedures (AGPs) – Gown version

Infection Prevention & Control (Level 1) ​​

This session covers the statutory and mandatory training for Infection Prevention and Control Level 1. It has been designed to meet the relevant learning outcomes in the UK Core Skills Training Framework.

Infection Prevention & Control (Level 2)

This session covers the statutory and mandatory training for Infection Prevention and Control Level 2. It has been designed to meet the relevant learning outcomes in the UK Core Skills Training Framework.

PHE: Non-AGP PPE ​​

This video shows how to safely don (put on) and doff (take off) the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for non-aerosol generating procedures (AGPs), specific to Covid-19. 

Feedback and Evaluation

This training package is not bespoke to dental professionals and does not meet e-CPD requirements, however an e-CPD certificate can be provided by Health Education England North West. Please complete the relevant online evaluation (link below) then email [email protected] including the following:

• ELFH Activity Report (For instructions, click the ‘register’ button at the top of the page)
• Full Name
• GDC Number

Your e-CPD certificate will be emailed to you. It includes a template for you to reflect on your learning.