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Human waste disinfectors – periodic testing (to NHS guidance)

BPW
3 days
Also available as an onsite course

Course Details

Course code
BPW
Days
3 days
Category
Decontamination
Tags
Healthcare
Accreditation
City & Guilds Assured
Training method
Scheduled, Onsite available

To provide the underpinning knowledge and practical skills required in order to safely and effectively carry out the periodic testing required in compliance with current standards and guidance.

ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN

ONSITE COURSE

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Who is the course for

This course has been specifically designed for technicians/field service engineers to carry out the periodic testing of human waste container washer-disinfectors, or “bedpan washers”, effectively and in compliance with the current standards and guidance.

Aims & objectives

To provide the underpinning knowledge and practical skills required in order to safely and effectively carry out the periodic testing required in compliance with current standards and guidance.

BY THE END OF THE COURSE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

– Explain the need for regular testing of a human waste washer disinfector.

– Identify and reference the appropriate documentation: NHS guidance

– List testing procedures required in accordance with the current NHS guidance.

– Carry out periodic testing.

– Complete test records and interpret results correctly.

– Calibrate and use data logging test equipment as a test recording device.

 

Additional information

The course includes practical work on sterilizers and washer-disinfectors to help in the attainment of the objectives.

Upcoming Courses

Earlier course dates for this calendar year may still be available. Call us or send an enquiry to find our more

Take a look at where you will train

Our extensive practical facilities give learners the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience within a safe and controlled environment.

Course FAQs

Eastwood Park offers decontamination courses that fit into 3 main categories – for operators, management courses and engineering validation and testing.

Our Introduction to Decontamination (IDO) course is ideal for anyone who has a need to know about decontamination but who is not familiar with it, providing you with a broad, high-level understanding of the purpose and constraints on decontamination practices and in particular the role of the sterile services department (SSD) in the broader healthcare setting.

You can download our learner handbook on our learners page.

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