1.4 Infection Prevention

One (1) hour self-paced online learning. This module provides an insight into infection prevention when working within the healthcare setting.

Who should participate?
All MCRs entering healthcare facilities should participate. There is no recommended pre-requisite training for this Level 1 module. Modules 1.1 Healthcare Facility Protocols, 1.2 Professional Conduct, 1.7 WHS Fundamentals, 1.8 Manual Handling and 2.1 Introduction to the Code of Practice are recommended complementary training for MCRs accessing HCFs.

Learning outcomes

  • Learns about the types of infection
  • Recognises a range of prevention strategies
  • Understands standard precautions
  • Learns about relevant policies and procedures.

Accreditation and Certificates
This module has been approved and accredited by the Australian College of Operating Room Nurses (ACORN). It is worth one (1) CPD point if you are a registered nurse. Within 24 hours of a user completing the online learning module, a certificate of participation will be available for download via “My Portal” from the MTAA Website from the “Certificates” item under the “My Content” menu.

How much does it cost?
The fee to complete this online module is $230 for non-members and $86.25 for members. (including GST)

How do I register?
To register for this module click “Add to Cart” below. You must be logged into “My Portal”, or you can create your own account if you don’t already have one. Payment must be made by Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express) at the time of booking. All Credit card payments are processed via our secure registration provider, Securepay. There are no additional fees for payment by credit card.

How do I Access?
Online learning is accessed through “My Portal” from the MTAA Website from the “Online Learning” item under the “My Account” menu.

License, us, transfers and refunds
A single user licence is issued for 12 weeks access to the purchased MTAA online learning module for the assigned user. Online learning modules are non- transferrable and non-refundable.


$230.00 *
$230.00 *
* Price includes GST where applicable