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Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control for Nurses

4.5/5
  • Enhances the context of health system strengthening and high-quality care delivery, improving patient and health worker safety.
  • Addresses the silent burden of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
  • Comprehensive coverage of nosocomial infection and their prevention.
$129*
AED 450
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Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control for Nurses
4.5/5
Key Features
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    Enhances the context of health system strengthening and high-quality care delivery, improving patient and health worker safety.
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    Addresses the silent burden of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
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    Comprehensive coverage of nosocomial infection and their prevention.
  •  Course Duration
    3 months
  •  Next Batch Date
    6th Feb 2023
$129*
AED 450

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Course Description

Infection prevention and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in healthcare are becoming increasingly important, as seen in numerous global health initiatives. IPC action is acknowledged as having a significant impact on reducing emerging and ongoing threats in health-related activities.

With the rise of nosocomial infections, the emergence of organisms resistant to antibiotics, and COVID-19, addressing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) is a challenge that every nurse shall face.

The  Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control for Nurses outlines the basic tenets of infection prevention, surveillance principles and high standards of aseptic techniques.

This course provides you with a clinical perspective on the theory and, as a result, improves hygiene practices at your hospital.

Medvarsity  strives to provide every healthcare professional with the capabilities they need to advance their careers and serve better the societies in which they practice.

Eligibility: General physicians from all streams, specialists, interns, registered nurses, microbiologists, nurse administrators, and hospital administrators can enroll in this course.

Course validity: 4 months. There will be an extra charge for the extension of the course validity.

$129*
AED 450

*Statutory taxes and levies included. Rates may vary based on management discretion.

Course Outline
Module 1: Infection prevention and control program
Module 2: Fundamentals of HAI
    • Fundamentals of HAI
Module 3: Procedures and practices
    • Procedures and practices
Module 4: Control of Environment
    • Control of Environment
Module 5: Infection prevention and control in special units and situations
    • Cleaning, disinfection and Sterilization
    • IPC in Special units and situations
Module 6: Preventing infection among Healthcare workers
    • Preventing infection among Healthcare workers
Course Outline
Module 1: Infection prevention and control program
Module 2: Fundamentals of HAI
  • Fundamentals of HAI
Module 3: Procedures and practices
  • Procedures and practices
Module 4: Control of Environment
  • Control of Environment
Module 5: Infection prevention and control in special units and situations
  • Cleaning, disinfection and Sterilization
  • IPC in Special units and situations
Module 6: Preventing infection among Healthcare workers
  • Preventing infection among Healthcare workers

Director

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.

FAQs
1. Course eligibility
  • General physicians from all streams, specialists, interns, registered nurses, microbiologists, nurse administrators, and hospital administrators can enroll in this course.
2. Course enrollment

How can I enroll in the Medvarsity courses?

  • You can enroll in the course by clicking on the ‘Buy Now’ option available on the course page that you want to opt for.

I am not a registered medical professional can I still sign up for a course?

  • To sign up and access a course, you need to be a registered healthcare professional and must upload your certificate or valid license copy in our portal before you sign up for any course.

Can I purchase a Medvarsity course even if I do not have USD currency?

  • Yes, absolutely! Although the currency format you are looking for is not available on the website, your bank will automatically convert the price to your currency (at the current exchange rate) and the same will be charged. Both USD and AED currency formats are available on the website.
3. Course delivery

How to access the course material online?

  • To access the course, click on https://kite.medvarsity.com 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 is mentioned in the Application) & Password. In case you don’t have access to your log-in ID and password, write to us at [email protected] & quote your registered email ID.

Can I download the videos to study offline?

  • Our videos cannot be downloaded as they are available online only. You can access the videos at any time within the course duration.

Are there any onsite or offline classes?

  • The entire course content is delivered through the kite.medvarsity.ae in the form of videos and written text format. No onsite or offline classes are being conducted by Medvarsity.

Can I stop a module midway through and finish it later?

  • Yes. Once you begin a module, it will be updated in your Medvarsity portfolio, wherein you can continue and complete modules at your own pace.  However, you should complete it during the course duration time.

Are the courses available in other languages?

  • All the Medvarsity courses are written and presented in English only.

What is the course duration?

  • The course duration consists of 3 months.

How can I get my course duration extended?

  • To get an extension of the course you have taken up, please drop us a mail at [email protected] You can get a 30 days extension of the course duration and you would be charged 10% of the course fee as course extension charges.
4. Assessments

How are the course assessments made and in what form?

  • The assessment is conducted at multiple intervals as the course progresses. Each chapter ends with a multiple-choice quiz. Learners must answer at least 60% of the questions correctly in all to pass.

What if I am not able to clear the final test at 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. Write to us at [email protected]

Can I repeat a quiz if I fail on the first attempt?

  • Yes!! We provide 3 attempts to attend the quiz.

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], to direct it to the academics team.
5. Certificate

What certification will I get at the end of the course?

  • After completing the course content and assessments with a minimum score of 60% in each module, you will receive a Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control for Nurses including your name, course name, and the date of completion, which will be generated in your account. No salutations will be added to the name.

When will I get my certificate?

  • Once you successfully pass each level, your e-Certificate will be generated in the learning management system.

What is the validity period of the certificate?

  • December 31st

Do we get a hard copy of the certificate?

  • The certificate is available online and can be downloaded for printing a hard copy.

What happens if I lose my certificate?

  • Certificate can be downloaded anytime from your account. However, if our team has valid information with proof of completion, then we can provide the certificate.
6. 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?

 

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Next Batch Start Date 6th Feb 2023

Course Duration

3 months

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Director

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.

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