Needlestick awareness

Skills for Care Endorsed Provider


This is ideal for those that are likely to come into contact with used sharps in their everyday working role, such as those who work in the housing, social work and care.


This short e-learning course is designed to raise awareness of the risks associated with discarded needles and syringes.

Topics Covered

  • The risk presented by needles and how to reduce that risk.
  • How to deal with a needlestick injury.
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Duration 20 minutes

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1 e-learning module

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1 online assessment

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Online learner support

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Certificate available on completion

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