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7/09/2022
Special Event

Nutrition Education Workshop

NDS is pleased to present Nutrition Education workshops designed to upskill those that support people with disability.
Online Event
21/12/2022
Online Event

Preventing Adverse Events and Medication Incidents: WA Quality and Safeguards Sector Readiness Project

Discuss the importance of setting up your environment and systems to create a culture of safety every day.
Online Event
14/09/2022
Online Event

Victorian Health and Safety Representatives Network

In partnership with WorkSafe Victoria, NDS is running a series of network meetings for Health and Safety Representatives at disability service organisations.

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NDS Member Meeting
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National Quality and Safeguarding Community of Practice

NDS invites members to join the National Quality and Safeguarding CoP, a peer-led forum covering all areas of providing quality safe services for people with a disability.
NDS Member Meeting
15/07/2022
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National Remote and Very Remote Community of Practice

NDS invites members to join the National Remote and Very Remote Community of Practice (CoP) to discuss practice and business in the bush.

Infection, Prevention and Control

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Location: eLearning
Date: 31/12/2025

Available now - secure your booking for 2023.

Course overview

This comprehensive course was written by subject matter experts which outlines strategies to successfully prevent and control the spread of infection which has never been more important than it is today.

This course equips workers with the latest evidence-based knowledge required to prevent and control infection according to current Work Health Safety (WHS) legislation, standards and industry codes of practice.

Content covers:

  • identifying the risk of infection;
  • responding appropriately to situations that pose an infection risk and reporting accordingly;
  • identifying common infections;
  • recognising the modes of transmission of infection;
  • applying standard precautions as part of own work routine;
  • recognising situations when transmission-based precautions may be required and reporting accordingly; and
  • applying transmission-based precautions when standard precautions may not be sufficient to control infections.

Who should participate?

This comprehensive course is recommended for workers who require knowledge of safe work practices in order to prevent, and if necessary control, infection in the workplace.

Fee structure

Individual access: $36.36 plus GST for 12 months.

Volume discounts are available upon application

Format delivery

Online eLearning module - duration: 60 minutes  

Proudly distributed in partnership with Cerebral Palsy Alliance Training Alliance.

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact the Learn and Develop Team, submit enquiry/feedback.

For technical support with the eLearning training platform, please contact helpdesk@etrainu.com, 07 3114 2958 or access the online helpdesk