Cleaning v Disinfection

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Course Description:

This course provides an overview of surface cleaning and disinfecting and correct product selection to address the outcome required.


Key Learning outcomes from this course:

  • Understand what cleaning is
  • Understand the definition and purpose of disinfection
  • Be aware of the meanings of sanitising and disinfecting
  • Product selection based on the required outcome

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 At the end of this module the learner will be able to:

  • Define and describe the term cleaning
  • Explain the difference between disinfection and sanitising
  • Describe how to achieve the levels of cleanliness required in context. (Technique tips)
  • Choose the correct hand hygiene and environmental cleaning products for the correct situation