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Aseptic Techniques

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
1 - 2 hours
towards your CPD

Rising levels of health care associated infection (HCAI) have gained prominence in the media and in politics, leading to great public concern. All NHS organisations are required to put infection prevention and control at the heart of good management and clinical practice.

Having completed this e-learning course, learners will understand what an aseptic technique is, what circumstances the technique should be used in and the reasons why. They should also be able to apply the principles learnt in this course into practice.

On completion of this course learners will:

  • Explain the reason for an aseptic technique
  • Describe the need for standard precaution
  • Interpret the principles of an aseptic technique
  • Decide when to carry out an aseptic technique versus clean technique
  • Apply principles to Practice
  • Define the main elements of infection prevention control

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Learning Objectives
  • Overview of asepsis and understanding the principles
  • Aseptic technique
  • Clean technique
  • Aseptic verses clean technique
  • Hazards
  • Summary

Target Audience

This module is targeted primarily at healthcare workers in NHS organisations, though the information is applicable to anyone working in the healthcare sector in general.


It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 - 2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.


On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What our customers have said

I am finding the course modules interesting and an excellent way of learning
TR 11/06/2015
The video training was helpful as it was done step by step giving a clear overview
NR 25/04/2015
Yes, I liked the demonstration video with very clear and precise narration.
AC 16/04/2015
I really like the format of the module and also the multiple choice quiz at the end
JA 24/03/2015
Excellent graphics and interaction, great explanation of everything and video was very helpful
AM 31/10/2014
The interactivity was good as I am a visual learner. It helped to process and retain the information
CF 01/12/2013
Easy to follow and you can stop and come back to it at a later date
HH 18/09/2013
This module was explained very well
MJ 28/07/2013
I found it useful and informative
PA 23/06/2013
I liked the simplicity, but it was still full of content
KS 18/06/2013

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943 885089.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

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This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1 - 2 hours.

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