Preventing infection in care: introduction to standard infection control precautions (SICPs)

There are 10 elements to the standard infection control precautions (SICPs) providing international guidance on infection prevention and control.

SICPs are the necessary precautions that all health and social care staff must adhere to, to reduce the risk of transmission of micro-organisms from both recognised and unrecognised sources of infection.

This video resource details the 10 elements to SICPs.

Publisher: 
Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCSWIS)
Publisher: 
NHS Education for Scotland (NES)
Published: 
2011
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