HIS/UKHSA Foundation Course in Infection Prevention Control (IPC)

The course comprises 5 modules in an on demand, self-led learning format. The on demand learning will be supplemented a one-week programme of live online sessions consisting of online workshops and IPC clinics (Q&A/discussion sessions) with the presenting experts. This will take place over five afternoons in a designated week for each cohort*. Modules covered: Basics in IPC - including, isolation, hand hygiene, device-associated infections, respiratory viruses, HCID Pathogen-based approach to IPC - including epidemiology of common pathogens and the use of typing in outbreak investigation IPC in the built environment - including ventilation, water management, disinfection and sterilisation Principles of surveillance and stewardship - including essential tools, surveillance of AMR and stewardship, surveillance applied to HCAI, using data for local action. Leadership and managing change - including behavioural science, structure of IPC services, communication, sustainability Estimated time requirements On demand: Self-led-learning via eLearning platform: approximately 30 - 35 hours (over 6 months from the date of purchase) Blended: Self-led-learning via eLearning platform: approximately 30 - 35 hours (over 6 months) and Live workshops and IPC clinics: 15 hours (over one week)

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11th - 15th March 2024
Venue: Online

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