Skin Antisepsis


Healthcare associated infection (HCAI) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality and increases the length of stay for hospitalised patients. Invasive procedures are known to increase the risk of developing a HCAI research shows that meticulous attention to skin antisepsis and the use of care bundles can significantly reduce the incidence of HCAI.

This course provides the evidence-base for skin antisepsis which when applied in clinical practice can help to reduce the incidence of HCAI.

CPD learning time: 2hrs.