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Certificate In Infection Prevention Control

Empower your journey: Master Infection Prevention & Control course for thriving healthcare careers.

Course Outcomes:

About the course:

Infections have remained a persistent global challenge throughout history, leading to the emergence of new diseases and a concerning rise in infection rate. To effectively address these issues, the significance of infection prevention & control cannot be understated. Combatting infectious diseases requires a collective effort from all individuals. This responsibility however rests with healthcare professionals, and they need to have a comprehensive understanding of effective infection management strategies.

 

The Infection Prevention and Control program delves into the critical concepts of infection prevention and control within a healthcare setting. The course covers both standard procedures and transmission-based precautions to minimize the spread of infections as a healthcare practitioner.

 

Join us on a transformative learning journey, tailored for professionals like you who want to enhance their expertise in IPC fundamentals, risk assessment and management skills to confidently respond to infection outbreaks. This course will help you enhance your professional credentials and adhere to the best practices in a healthcare setting unlocking greater career prospects.

Curriculum:


Module 1: Introduction to Infection Prevention & Control

1
Gain a comprehensive understanding of infection prevention

Module 2: Microbiology Basics

1
Discover different types of microorganisms, their infection sources

Module 3: Standard Precautions & Transmission-based Precautions

1
Grasp the fundamentals of standard precautions, learn their practical implementation, acquire skills for the safe handling of contaminated equipment, and master transmission-based precautions.

Module 4: Environmental Cleaning & Disinfection

1
Differentiate cleaning from disinfection, learn effective environmental cleaning methods and frequency, understand sterilization techniques, modern methods, and biomedical waste management.

Module 5: Leadership & Management in Infection Prevention & Control

1
Understand risk assessment, surveillance tools, antimicrobial stewardship, regulatory compliance, and quality improvement in this module, enhancing your healthcare competencies.

Module 6: Infection Prevention & Control in Healthcare Personnel

1
Explore healthcare staff risk assessment, pre-employment screening, vaccinations, and needlestick injury management in this module for enhanced workplace safety.

Module 7: Outbreak Investigation & Management

1
Learn about outbreak management essentials, master healthcare-associated infection surveillance, and investigation and response strategies.

Module 8: Special Considerations

1
Know about infection prevention and control practices during disasters, care bundles such as SSRI and MDRO, and infection control practices in various special settings.

Module 9: Future trends in Infection Prevention & Control

1
Investigate emerging infectious diseases and stay updated on technological advancements.

Who this course is for:

This course is suitable for all healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, technicians, & others, who aspire to establish their careers within healthcare settings, & enhance their clinical practices.

Knowledge Partner:

In Partnership with Yenepoya University  

A unique blend of academic rigor and industry excellence, the course has been developed in collaboration with Yenepoya University. With Yenepoya University’s academic strengths and Aster DM Healthcare’s industrial eminence, the course provides participants with a holistic learning experience.

Sample Certificate:

FAQ:

Yes, upon successful completion of the course and its assessments, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. This certificate serves as evidence of your commitment to adhering to best practices in infection prevention and control.
Indeed, you can access the course materials for a period of 6 months after course completion. Additionally, there is an option to extend your access for an additional fee.
Certainly! Whether you are already employed in healthcare or planning to enter the field, this course holds great relevance. It equips you with essential knowledge and skills in infection prevention and control, which are essential for delivering safe and high-quality care. Your ability to apply these principles in real healthcare settings will significantly enhance your professional competence.
While the certificate may not directly lead to promotions or salary increases, the expertise acquired through this course can significantly enhance your healthcare career. Proficiency in infection prevention and control is highly esteemed in the field and can open more job opportunities, potential promotions, and the possibility of higher earnings.
Typically, the course materials consist of video lectures delivered by subject matter experts, supplementary reading materials, practical case studies, and quizzes to reinforce your learning.

Our SME

Dr. Sanjeev Singh
Medical Director, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad, New Delhi, India
Dr. Murali Chakravarthy
Director & Chairman of Central Infection Prevention and Control, Fortis Healthcare Ltd, India
Dr. Mayuri
Consultant Microbiologist & Infection Control Officer at Sparsh Hospital, Bengaluru, India
Alicia Wu
Senior Quality Safety & Patient Experience & Director at Guangzhou Concord Center, China

Curriculum:


Module 1: Introduction to Infection Prevention & Control

1
Gain a comprehensive understanding of infection prevention

Module 2: Microbiology Basics

1
Discover different types of microorganisms, their infection sources

Module 3: Standard Precautions & Transmission-based Precautions

1
Grasp the fundamentals of standard precautions, learn their practical implementation, acquire skills for the safe handling of contaminated equipment, and master transmission-based precautions.

Module 4: Environmental Cleaning & Disinfection

1
Differentiate cleaning from disinfection, learn effective environmental cleaning methods and frequency, understand sterilization techniques, modern methods, and biomedical waste management.

Module 5: Leadership & Management in Infection Prevention & Control

1
Understand risk assessment, surveillance tools, antimicrobial stewardship, regulatory compliance, and quality improvement in this module, enhancing your healthcare competencies.

Module 6: Infection Prevention & Control in Healthcare Personnel

1
Explore healthcare staff risk assessment, pre-employment screening, vaccinations, and needlestick injury management in this module for enhanced workplace safety.

Module 7: Outbreak Investigation & Management

1
Learn about outbreak management essentials, master healthcare-associated infection surveillance, and investigation and response strategies.

Module 8: Special Considerations

1
Know about infection prevention and control practices during disasters, care bundles such as SSRI and MDRO, and infection control practices in various special settings.

Module 9: Future trends in Infection Prevention & Control

1
Investigate emerging infectious diseases and stay updated on technological advancements.

FAQ:

Yes, upon successful completion of the course and its assessments, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. This certificate serves as evidence of your commitment to adhering to best practices in infection prevention and control.
Indeed, you can access the course materials for a period of 6 months after course completion. Additionally, there is an option to extend your access for an additional fee.
Certainly! Whether you are already employed in healthcare or planning to enter the field, this course holds great relevance. It equips you with essential knowledge and skills in infection prevention and control, which are essential for delivering safe and high-quality care. Your ability to apply these principles in real healthcare settings will significantly enhance your professional competence.
While the certificate may not directly lead to promotions or salary increases, the expertise acquired through this course can significantly enhance your healthcare career. Proficiency in infection prevention and control is highly esteemed in the field and can open more job opportunities, potential promotions, and the possibility of higher earnings.
Typically, the course materials consist of video lectures delivered by subject matter experts, supplementary reading materials, practical case studies, and quizzes to reinforce your learning.

Duration: 6 Months

Level: intermediate

Price:
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Batch Start Date

Jan, 2024

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