Hand hygiene: clinical aspects



Learning objectives

At the end of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Define what health care-associated infections are
  • Discuss the importance of hand hygiene in patient safety
  • Explain and promote the 5 moments for hand hygiene in your institution
  • Demonstrate hand disinfection according to recognized application methods


This lesson is divided into 4 parts:

  • Pre-assessment: test your knowledge
  • e-learning lesson
  • Post-assessment: test your knowledge
  • Course evaluation : satisfaction and learners' feedback

Investment time

The investment time for the lesson is about 1 hour. Additionally,  15 minutes are needed to complete the assessments and feedback questionnaire.

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