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Introduction to Pseudomonas Aeruginosa (WH011)

£295 + VAT
1 Day
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
Our 1 day City & Guilds training course will introduce you to Pseudomonas aeruginosa - its risks, habitat and subsequent control methods. This course has been designed to provide a proactive solution to Pseudomonas aeruginosa rather than a reactive approach. We will provide you with an understanding of effective hygiene practice and water management to ensure the risk of Pseudomonas aeruginosa is kept to a minimum.

Upon completing this course you will have gained the knowledge and experience needed to write a well informed Pseudomonas aeruginosa water safety plan.
Who is This Course For?
This Pseudomonas aeruginosa training course has been designed as an entry point for anyone needing to further their water hygiene knowledge to include other water based pathogens. This course has been developed inline with HTM 04-01, ensuring that you have the most up to date knowledge and is directly applicable to the healthcare environment.
Day Morning Afternoon
  • Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Water Systems - Background
  • Clinical Understanding of Pseudomonas
  • Vulnerability and Susceptibility of Patients
  • Relevant Statute Documents and Requirements of HTM 04-01
  • Introduction into the Water Safety Group - Responsibilities
  • Control Measure and Water Safety Plan
  • Water Sampling Requirements and Necessary Actions
  • Records and Reports
  • Written Course Assessment
  • An introduction to Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
  • A clinical understanding of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
  • Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in the environment
  • Control of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
  • Sampling methods for Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
There are no pre-requisite requirements to attend this course and everything is provided for the course duration
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Course Training Team


Tony Green

Water Hygiene Training Manager

Tony is a Water Hygiene Training Manager with over 40 years' in the water industry; 10 years of which as a service engineer and 30 years within training and education. Read More...

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Upcoming Course Dates
Thursday, 3rd June 2021
End date: Thursday, 3rd June 2021
Thursday, 22nd July 2021
End date: Thursday, 22nd July 2021
Wednesday, 22nd September 2021
End date: Wednesday, 22nd September 2021
Wednesday, 17th November 2021
End date: Wednesday, 17th November 2021

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