AVM Launches Online Decontamination Training

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Principles of Decontamination Stage 1

AVM Services is pleased to announce the launch of its first online decontamination training course – Principles of Decontamination Stage 1. This online training course has been developed in conjunction the same people who deliver our expert in-department or classroom-based training courses.

This course has been designed by decontamination specialists for technician-level staff and comprises a number of modules with easy-to-follow videos, supporting materials, quizzes and assessments to allow candidates to train at their own pace and in their own space.

Completion of a final exam awards a City & Guilds certificate.

Learning outcomes cover:

  • The fundamentals of the decontamination of re-usable medical instruments
  • The importance of the differing processes involved in decontaminating medical instruments
  • An introduction to pathogens and their effect within the healthcare environment

While candidates benefit from the remote learning environment, department and line managers have access to an over-arching management interface – the Learning Management System.

Learning Management System

AVM’s online courses are delivered through the Cambridge University Hospital’s (CUH) Learning Management System (LMS) platform.

This offers candidates a clear and consistent structure that offers intuitive navigation and easy-to-follow instructions and has been successfully used in a number of NHS Trusts. The Principles of Decontamination Stage 1 online course has been rolled out to several hospital trusts including Addenbrookes, Croydon and West Suffolk.

The LMS also provides line managers with an easy method to monitor staff¬ training and compliance and is a useful tool for supporting appraisals and personal development plans.

Find Out More

If you would like to find out more about the Learning Management System and our online courses, please visit our Online Training Courses page or contact us.

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