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Sharps Awareness Online Training Course, Suitable for Healthcare

We offer an online sharps awareness training course that is a suitable training platform for healthcare and social care workers, because understanding how to dispose of sharps and also infection prevention within the workplace is vital to a safe working environment.

Our online needles & sharps training course is an ideal learning solution for healthcare providers, including doctors, nurses, GP’s, also social care providers including domiciliary carers, residential care home staff, or anyone who would like to gain sharps awareness training certification.

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Registration & Additional Information

  • Print Your Certificate
  • Over 50 Minutes of Training Video
  • CPD Certified
  • Course fee includes certification
  • Course Fee: £25 + vat

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This online needles & sharps awareness training course is conducted using video based instruction from within your own secure training area and is available with free sharps awareness training videos, which can be paused or rewound as you progress through the course.

Our e-learning needles & sharps training will start by looking at some statistics relating to discarded needles and then define the term ‘sharps’.

The course will look at the different types that can be found in ‘sharps litter’, ranging from needles, syringes, scalpel blades to broken glass, knives, scissors and nails and help you understand how to prevent needlestick injuries.

This course is available with free sharps awareness training certification, which can be downloaded and printed on successful completion of the course.

This online sharps awareness course will then look at the primary and secondary risks involved. Our course will look at the responsibilities of employers and how they must use risk assessment to ensure workers safety, as much as possible and then the training will take a detailed look at Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV and Tetanus.

Course Content

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  • Sharp Safety and the Basics
  • Needlestick injuries and how to avoid them
  • The chain of infection
  • Chances of infection
  • Sharp safety and the disposal equipment available
  • Sharp safe handling procedures
  • How to minimise cross contamination
  • Correct hand washing procedures

This e-learning sharps awareness training programme is an ideal learning platform for healthcare providers including nurses, doctors, gp’s and also social care providers, including residential care home staff & domiciliary carers. This course is also an ideal training solution to be run along side our Online Infection Control Training Healthcare provider course.

CPD Certified sharps awareness training via e-learning, e-learning online course for NHS staff, Doctors, Locums, Nurses, GP’s, Paramedics and health care professionals. This programme is also suitable for residential care home staff, domiciliary carers.

Additional Courses, Click Image For Additional Information

To compliment our sharps training online course programme we offer many additional online courses that are suitable for the health care & social care provider and will help you stay compliant with your training requirements.

For additional information regarding our sharps awareness online course, or our e-learning infection control training we offer for the healthcare worker and social care provider please contact us through our contact us page.