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Outbreak Management

An outbreak is when there are more cases of infection with the same organism than would normally be expected in one area or period of time. Based on material provided by the National Health and Medical Research Council.

The Outbreak Management course reinforces infection control principles.

On the Outbreak Management CPD Program you will discover:

  • Gastro lockdown
  • Chain of infection
  • Breaking the chain
  • Importance of hand washing
  • Common infections
  • Fighting the flu
  • It must be dementia! (Or a UTI in disguise?)
  • Delirium – a medical emergency
  • The role of the Outbreak Co-ordinator
  • Reporting
  • PPE

* Please note: Donning and doffing competencies can be included.

Length of Course: 4 hours

CPD Points: 4 points

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