Spread of infection – I use this particular clip a lot when I’m teaching Infection control basics, its a great visual demonstration of how infection spreads and staff really respond well to it:
Donning and doffing PPE:
This is a really good clip that demonstrates how to correctly put on and take off your Personal Protective equipment. I often get staff to break into groups and give them a set of gloves, masks and a gown. Then I ask them as a group to decide what is the correct order in which to put on and take off the PPE. It’s amazing the discussion this generates, and the differing approaches people take:
Looking for information on Norovirus? This clip is particularly good for explaining the basics of Norovirus for your staff:
This Mythbusters clip is really useful for demonstrating the importance of safe sneezing. It compares three different techniques for containing sneezes, the hand, a handkerchief and an elbow to see which is the most effective:
Gastroenteritis/Food poisoning – This is a really interesting audio visual on what happens in the body when they have Gastroenteritis:
Influenza – I’ve used this particular audio visual for staff leading up to flu season/flu vaccination season. It explains exactly what happens in the body when they have influenza:
Adapt to adopt – a great talk by Professor Didier Pittet, who’s work has led to the 5 moments of hand hygiene, which has been adopted globally by the WHO. In this talk he describes the impact of the 5 moments of hand hygiene campaign.
Respiratory tract infections (self-limiting) – reducing antibiotic prescribing:
Scabies= this is an excellent policy produced by Waikato DHB specifically for aged care looking at how to manage Scabies in aged care settings:
Importance of staff influenza immunisation:
Dr. Stephen Tsekrekos, Medical Director of AHS Workplace and Health, talks about the importance of AHS staff, physicians and employees receiving their annual influenza immunization. (17 mins):
Infection Prevention and Control in hospitals
Webbers training is all about Infection Prevention and control. They do have some free sessions, and some you have to pay for, but they do have a back catalogue of previous sessions, so you can watch recent webinars, print out the supporting slides and use for your education/boosting your education hours.