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Advanced Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control

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  • Learn extensively about hospital-acquired infections and advanced aspects of disease spread within healthcare settings
  • Acquire the essential skills and knowledge to lead infection prevention control effectively in your hospital or specific healthcare environment
  • Engage in active learning through videos and real-life case studies to enhance your understanding and practical abilities
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Online courses Advanced Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control
Advanced Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control
4.5/5
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    Learn extensively about hospital-acquired infections and advanced aspects of disease spread within healthcare settings
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    Acquire the essential skills and knowledge to lead infection prevention control effectively in your hospital or specific healthcare environment
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    Engage in active learning through videos and real-life case studies to enhance your understanding and practical abilities
  •  Course Duration
    30 Days
  •  Next Batch Date
    13th Nov 2023

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$415*

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Course Description

The Advanced Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control is an advanced-level educational program designed to provide individuals with comprehensive knowledge, skills, and expertise in preventing and controlling the spread of infections in healthcare settings.

The Advanced Certificate on Infection Prevention and Control provides a comprehensive understanding of key topics in the field. Participants delve into the realm of healthcare-associated infections (HAI), exploring their causes, prevention strategies, and the impact of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance. The course covers the mechanisms behind antibiotic resistance, emphasizing the importance of antibiotic stewardship and the use of antibiograms for informed decision-making.

Participants gain expertise in infection prevention and control, learning best practices for reducing HAIs and implementing effective surveillance measures. The course also addresses the unique challenges of IPC in specialized units and situations, equipping learners with the knowledge to handle outbreaks and infections in these settings. By the end of the course, participants are well-versed in the latest advancements and best practices in infection prevention and control, enabling them to contribute to safer healthcare environments and improved patient outcomes.

The Advanced Certificate on Infection Prevention and Control incorporates current guidelines from esteemed international agencies like WHO and CDC. These guidelines provide participants with evidence-based information for effective infection prevention and control practices. Presented in a clear and understandable manner, the course equips participants with the latest knowledge and tools to address evolving challenges, fostering a safer healthcare environment and enhancing patient care.

In addition to the course materials, you will have the opportunity to learn from experts in the field of infection prevention and control through webinars. All the learning materials and assessments will be available online, allowing you to study at your own pace. On completing this course, you will receive a certificate from the official CPD standards office, which recognizes your professional development.

At Medvarsity, we are committed to helping healthcare professionals advance their careers and make a positive impact in their communities. Join us in our mission to improve healthcare through education.

Course Validity: 2 months. There will be an extra charge for the extension of the course validity.

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$415*

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Course Outline
1. Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI)
2. Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance
3. Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance, Antibiotic Stewardship and Antibiogram
4. Infection Prevention and Control
5. HAI and Surveillance
6. IPC in Specialized Units/Situations
7. Best Practices in IPC
Course Outline
1. Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI)
2. Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance
3. Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance, Antibiotic Stewardship and Antibiogram
4. Infection Prevention and Control
5. HAI and Surveillance
6. IPC in Specialized Units/Situations
7. Best Practices in IPC
Accreditation Partner(s)
Accreditation Partner(s)
  • British Accreditation Council

Directors

Dr. Ratna Rao
Dr. Ratna Rao
4.8

MBBS, MD (Microbiology), JIPMER, CIC,
Consultant Microbiologist, Director of Lab Medicine Convenor, Infection Prevention and Control Committee, In-charge, Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD), Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Certified by the Board of Infection Control & Epidemiology (CBIC) and Queens University, Canada in Infection Control (CIC), Dr.Ratna Rao has nearly three decades of professional experience in infection prevention and quality improvement and has lead a highly motivated infection control team over a span of two decades.

Dr. Murali Chakravarthy
Dr. Murali Chakravarthy
4.7

Head – Academics and Research, Fortis Healthcare Limited, Bangalore

An experience of over 34 years. More than 3 decades ago, he established the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain relief at the Fortis Hospitals. He is an authority on various aspects of Hospital Associated Infections.

FAQs
1. Course related
  • What is the total duration of the Advanced Certificate in IPC course?
    • Advanced Certificate IPC Course duration is 1 month.
  • Is this course recognized by MCI?
    • Medical Council of India does not recognize courses that are offered through online or blended learning platform.
2. Eligibility for the course
  • Healthcare professionals (Doctors all streams, AYUSH graduates, nurses, dentists, physiotherapists, nutritionists, paramedical and technical staff), microbiologists, infection control nurses, Nurse Administrators, and hospital administrators.
3. What is a hands-on training program?
  • Hands-on training means training in an environment that permits each student to have experience performing tasks, making decisions, or using equipment appropriate to the job assignment for which the training is being conducted. The student assigned for these programs will be observing all procedures performed by the consultant and depending on the student’s abilities and skill set displayed at the hospital, he/she will get to assist the consultant.
4. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • To access the course, click on kite.medvarsity using the login ID and password provided to you or click on “LOG IN USING YOUR ACCOUNT ON Google” and enter your Email ID: Gmail ID (Only if Gmail ID mentioned in the Application) & Password. In case you don’t have access to login ID and password, write to us at [email protected] & quote your registered email ID.
  • What If I am unable to open/access the course?
Student Support Team Operating Hours
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1800 103 6006
IVR OPTION 2
Mail: Medvarsity Online Limited
Block B, II Floor, Sanali Infopark, 2 LV Prasad Marg,, Jubilee Hills,
Park View Enclave, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad,
Telangana 500034
Whats App Number: 7331105450
9 am- 7pm,
Mon-Sat (IST)
5. Assessments
  • How will the assessments be for course?
    • All assessments will be based on online tests.
  • What if I am not able to clear the final test in each level in the first attempt?
    • You will be given three attempts to clear the tests. If you are not able to clear the final test for the Level in three attempts, you will have to pay re-activation fees. Contact Toll free (1800-103-6006) or write to us at [email protected].
  • What if I feel that a question is wrongly framed or an answer is wrongly marked in the online exams?
    • If you feel that something is wrongly mentioned, you can write at [email protected], directing it to the academics team.
6. Certificate
  • What certification will I get at the end of the course?
    • Successful completion of this course: “Advanced Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control”.
  • When will I get my certificate?
    • Once you successfully pass the assessment, your E-Certificate will be generated in the Learning management system.
7. Placement Assistance
  • Do you provide any placement assistance?
    • We do not provide any placement guarantee as an outcome of the course. On a case to case basis we will introduce your profile to specific recruiting partners but no job guarantee is provided.
8. Feedback
  • What if I have any concerns regarding the program delivery or what if I have any suggestions to improve the quality of the course?
9. What are the benefits of CPD to a professional?
  • Keeping knowledge and skills up to date
  • The professional standard of qualifications and registrations are maintained
  • Provides a professional sense of direction
  • Confidence and credibility are built and enhanced
  • The ability to showcase their achievements with a recognized qualification
  • Equips employees with the tools to cope positively with change
  • Promotes the advancement in career progression 8. Flexible training schedules for any form of learner
10. Who needs CPD credits or hours?
  • The purpose of Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is to keep physicians current in their medical practice as part of a life learning commitment to their patients and society.
  • The CPD/CME embrace the necessary elements of ‘Good Medical Practice’, such as knowledge, skills and performance, safety and quality, communication, partnership, and teamwork, and maintaining trust.
  • CPD/CME acknowledges that being a good physician includes competencies that extend beyond medical knowledge, including managerial, ethical, social, and personal skills.
11. What does CPD Accredited mean?
  • Accredited CPD training means the learning activity has reached the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks.
  • The learning value has been scrutinized to ensure integrity and quality.
  • The CPD Certification Service provides recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD requirements.
12. What is a CPD point, unit, or credit?
  • It is often found across all industries that CPD points, units and credits all relate to the same thing, CPD Hours.
13. What are CPD Hours?
  • The definition of a CPD Hour is the time spent for a delegate to be in “active learning”.
14. Is it worth doing a CPD course?
  • The first and most crucial aspect to look out for when selecting an online course is whether it’s officially CPD certified. Certificates from officially verified CPD courses are more credible to both employers and businesses as the learning value has been scrutinized to ensure both integrity and quality.

Reviewers

01
Dr. Onishchenko Tatyana
4.5

Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, educated at the Dnipro State Medical University, Russia.

Senior Doctor for infectious diseases in Zaporizhia Regional Infectious Diseases Hospital, Zaporizhia Regional Center for AIDS.

02
Dr. Dipti R Dhanwate
4.8

Consultant Microbiologist and Infection Control, H N Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre

M.D. (Microbiology), D.H.A, D.C.R. LSSGB.BBSS

Next Batch Start Date 13th Nov 2023

Learning Path

You will get individual certificates for each course.

Course Duration

30 Days

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Directors

Dr. Ratna Rao
Dr. Ratna Rao
4.8

MBBS, MD (Microbiology), JIPMER, CIC,
Consultant Microbiologist, Director of Lab Medicine Convenor, Infection Prevention and Control Committee, In-charge, Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD), Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Certified by the Board of Infection Control & Epidemiology (CBIC) and Queens University, Canada in Infection Control (CIC), Dr.Ratna Rao has nearly three decades of professional experience in infection prevention and quality improvement and has lead a highly motivated infection control team over a span of two decades.

Dr. Murali Chakravarthy
Dr. Murali Chakravarthy
4.7

Head – Academics and Research, Fortis Healthcare Limited, Bangalore

An experience of over 34 years. More than 3 decades ago, he established the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain relief at the Fortis Hospitals. He is an authority on various aspects of Hospital Associated Infections.

Reviewers

01
Dr. Onishchenko Tatyana
4.5

Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, educated at the Dnipro State Medical University, Russia.

Senior Doctor for infectious diseases in Zaporizhia Regional Infectious Diseases Hospital, Zaporizhia Regional Center for AIDS.

02
Dr. Dipti R Dhanwate
4.8

Consultant Microbiologist and Infection Control, H N Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre

M.D. (Microbiology), D.H.A, D.C.R. LSSGB.BBSS

Accreditation Partner(s)

Accreditation Partner(s)

  • British Accreditation Council

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