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Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control

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  • Extensive exploration of nosocomial infections and their effective prevention strategies
  • Empowerment to lead the infection prevention team within your healthcare facility
  • Acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively prevent hospital acquired infections (HAIs)
  • Engage in active learning through informative videos and real-life case studies
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Online courses Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control
Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control
4.5/5
Key Features
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    Extensive exploration of nosocomial infections and their effective prevention strategies
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    Empowerment to lead the infection prevention team within your healthcare facility
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    Acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively prevent hospital acquired infections (HAIs)
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    Engage in active learning through informative videos and real-life case studies
  •  Course Duration
    1 month
  •  Next Batch Date
    13th Nov 2023

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$392*

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Course Description

The Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control is a comprehensive program designed specifically for healthcare professionals, offering in-depth knowledge and practical skills to effectively prevent and control infections within healthcare settings. This course addresses the significant impact of hospital acquired infections (HAIs) and emphasizes the vital roles of various stakeholders involved in infection prevention and control.

With a focus on implementing best practices and the latest guidelines, this course explores the reasons behind the occurrence of infections in hospitals and provides preventive measures to mitigate such risks. It covers critical topics such as the management of HAIs, the proper handling of biomedical and hazardous wastes, and implementation of disinfection protocols in the hospital environment.

The Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control incorporates astute guidelines and components recommended by internationally recognized agencies, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These guidelines are presented in a simplified and easily understandable manner, enabling healthcare professionals to effectively apply them in their daily practice.

Enriching webinars featuring experienced experts in infection prevention and control will complement the learning materials, offering valuable insights and practical tips. The course follows a convenient online format, providing access to comprehensive learning resources and assessments for participants.

Moreover, this course is CPD accredited, ensuring that your professional development is recognized and valued. Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate from the CPD Standards Office, validating your proficiency in infection prevention and control.

By enrolling in the Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control Course, you will enhance your ability to contribute to patient safety and create a healthier healthcare environment. This program equips you with the necessary skills to effectively prevent and manage infections, ensuring the well-being of both patients and healthcare professionals.

Take the first step toward excellence in healthcare by enrolling in the Infection Prevention and Control Course now.

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

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$392*

* Price is Inclusive of 2 Certificate Courses.

*Statutory taxes and levies not included. Taxes will be applied on checkout. Rates may vary based on management discretion.

Course Outline
1.Introduction
2.Healthcare-Associated Infections: Their Impact and Significance
3. Infection Prevention and Control Program
4.Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections
5. Protection of Health Care Workers from HAI
6. Infection Control Precautions Related to the Hospital Environment
7. Cleaning Disinfection and Sterilization
8. Surveillance in Infection Control
9. Outbreak Investigation
Course Outline
1.Introduction
2.Healthcare-Associated Infections: Their Impact and Significance
3. Infection Prevention and Control Program
4.Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections
5. Protection of Health Care Workers from HAI
7. Cleaning Disinfection and Sterilization
8. Surveillance in Infection Control
9. Outbreak Investigation
Accreditation Partner(s)
Accreditation Partner(s)
  • British Accreditation Council
  • Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation

Directors

Dr. Ratna Rao
Dr. Ratna Rao
4.9

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

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.

* Price is Inclusive of 2 Certificate Courses.

FAQs
1. Course related
  • What is the total duration of the Certificate in IPC course?
    • Certificate in 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, you will be awarded “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
4.7

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
4.6

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

1 month

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Directors

Dr. Ratna Rao
Dr. Ratna Rao
4.9

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

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
4.7

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
4.6

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
  • Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation

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Reviews
  • RAJWINDER KAUR, BUMS

    I like Medvarsity. Your staff very co-operative they help to me every time when I was call to them when I unable to understand anything they help to me every time. Thank you so much to all.

  • Bhagyashree. S. BHMS

    Content is good but giving Examples would have been better to understand the topic, like calculation of device related infections with examples of catheter associated UTIs or VAP etc.

  • Rehanabanu Dilavarbhai Rathod, BAMS

    Content are adequate and prepared nicely.

  • Dr ELSAMMA YOHANNAN, BAMS

    I am satisfied with the content

  • DR Rupinderjit Kaur, BHMS

    I like Medvarsity university, because relevant topics have provides and material is very easy.

  • Dr Diksha Kaushal, BAMS

    I would request that the admissions officers number also be there on the student profile so that in case of emergency he can be reached as the toll free no is hard to reach most of the time. And thanku its been a great learning experience.

  • DR AnilKumar Dhakar, BAMS

    Best online course or time consuming for those people who are already in job so its more beneficial for upgrading the skills and knowledge. Thanks

  • Dr. Nisha Chandarh, BUMS

    Content is very clear and short ,easy to learn and understandable …

  • Kavyashree M, BAMS

    Thank u medvarsity team , help to my future thank u.

  • RAJWINDER KAUR, BAMS

    I like Medvarsity. Your staff very co-operative, they help me every time when I was calling them or when I was unable to understand anything they help to me every time. Thank you so much to all.

  • BhagwanSingh Jatav, BHMS

    I’m very happy and good platform received.

  • Dr. Priyanka Sharma, BAMS

    The videos provided are very nice and it would be really appreciated if a link could be provided to download them or view them in offline mode.

  • Puja Dey, BHMS

    All content are easily and appropriate I covered the whole syllabus. Thanks Medvarsity to give a chance for online study.

  • Dr SUMANI, BAMS

    I learned essential techniques and best practices to prevent and control infections effectively. The course in infection prevention and control’s learning outcomes were spot-on, covering everything from understanding infectious agents to implementing control measures.

  • Dr Jobanpreet Singh, BAMS

    Medvarsity is very good option for every student for distance study..

  • Dr Sonali Gomar, BUMS

    Short time course and great experience.

  • Dr Kishan M, BAMS

    This is M KISHAN I have learning here lot various unknown assessment. Thank you sir.

  • Dr Harpinder Kaur, BUMS

    The course is perfectly aligned with what I wanted to achieve. I gained a deeper understanding of infection transmission and how to mitigate risks effectively.

  • Dr Anil Rajput, BAMS

    The course has comprehensive content and expert instructors that make this course a must for anyone in the healthcare field or those looking to ensure a safe and hygienic environment through infection prevention and control certificate course.

  • Dr Bandana, BAMS

    No any specific feedback. but I would like to say that is is very useful course I got lot of knowledge for this and it is very easy method to do continue studies for working people. Thanks Medvarsity and special thanks for Nikhil for providing good guidance..

  • Dr Manpreet Kaur, BUMS

     The course material is well well-structured and engaging, making it easy to grasp complex concepts. From identifying infection sources to implementing standard precautions, the course covered it all. The knowledge I gained through this online course has been instrumental in my professional growth, opening up new opportunities and giving me the confidence to handle infection control challenges efficiently.

  • Dr Twinkle Kaushik, BHMS

    This course modules were clear and focused, providing me with a solid foundation in infection control strategies. The online course content was up-to-date, incorporating the latest research and guidelines through the course in infection prevention and control.

  • Dr Amritha, BAMS

    This course is a valuable investment for anyone seeking to make a significant impact in healthcare settings.

  • DR RAHUL GAUTAM, BAMS

    Enrolling in the Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control course was a wise decision. The learning outcomes from this online course were both practical and relevant, helping me develop a comprehensive understanding of the infection control principles.