Module Catalogue

Hand hygiene modules

Hand Hygiene modules have been developed to increase knowledge regarding hand hygiene practices.

Allied Health module
Target audience: All Allied health professionals. An Allied health professional is a general term that covers most health professionals who are not doctors, dentists or nurses.

Medical module
Target audience: All medical practitioners

Non-clinical module
Target audience: Healthcare facility support staff. This includes all staff and volunteers who enter patient areas, but do not provide care for patients.

Nursing/midwifery module
Target audience: All staff performing nursing/midwifery duties.

Renal Dialysis module
Target audience: All staff working within a dialysis setting.

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Target audience: All candidates for a position in a surgical training program provided by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Standard Theory module
Target audience: Any person requiring hand hygiene knowledge who doesn't associate with the other packages available, including dental

Student Health Practitioner
Target audience: All students who will as a part of their training work within clinical areas of a healthcare facility.

Infection Control Modules

These courses were developed by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, with the aim to help prepare all health care workers to minimise risk and prevent the spread of infection and infectious agents.

Infection control orientation module - direct patient contact - for healthcare workers with direct contact with patients

Infection control orientation module - indirect patient contact - for healthcare workers with some contact with patients

Infection control orientation module - minimal patient contact - for healthcare workers with very limited contact with patients, if any.

Hand hygiene auditor modules

Hand Hygiene Annual Auditor Validation module - To maintain the validity of data collected all auditors are required to undertake this module as a part of the annual validation process. Please note completion of this module alone does not qualify the learner to be a hand hygiene auditor. Please see this page for auditor training requirements.

Hand Hygiene Pre-workshop module - This course is a mandatory requirement for all participants enrolled in a hand hygiene auditor training workshop. It must be completed prior to attendance at the initial face to face workshop session.

Other modules

Hand Dermatitis module - This module aims to prevent hand dermatitis in healthcare workers and to educate about what to do if dermatitis develops, and was developed by the Occupational Dermatology Research & Education Centre, at the Skin & Cancer Foundation, Melbourne.


Coming later this year

Dental module