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Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control

4.5/5
  • Comprehensive coverage of nosocomial infections and their prevention
  • Get enabled to head the infection prevention team in your hospital
  • Gain the knowledge and skills required to prevent HAIs
  • Videos and real-life case studies allow active learning
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Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control
4.5/5
Key Features
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    Comprehensive coverage of nosocomial infections and their prevention
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    Get enabled to head the infection prevention team in your hospital
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    Gain the knowledge and skills required to prevent HAIs
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    Videos and real-life case studies allow active learning
  •  Course Duration
    1 month
  •  Next Batch Date
    28th Nov 2022
$392*

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

Course Description

The Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control course is designed to provide knowledge about the impact of Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) and the roles of various stakeholders involved in infection prevention and control. The course incorporates best practices recommended by the latest guidelines. The topics included in this course talk about how and why infections occur in hospitals and ways to avoid such infections in the first place. The course also covers how to handle biomedical and hazardous wastes and disinfecting methods in the hospital environment.

The Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control is upgraded to cover astute guidelines and components of infection prevention and control put forth by international agencies like WHO and CDC in a simplified and lucid manner.

Apart from the learning materials, experts in infection prevention and control will share their experiences and tips through webinars. All the learning materials and assessments will be online. This course is CPD Accredited! Taking this course provides you with a certificate from the Official CPD Standards Office.

We at Medvarsity help every physician with the ability to fast-track their career and enable them to better serve the communities they practice. So join us and let us impact healthcare through education.

Eligibility: Healthcare professionals (Doctors all streams, AYUSH graduates, nurses, dentists, physiotherapists, nutritionists, paramedical and technical staff), microbiologists, infection control nurses, Nurse Administrators, and hospital administrators.

Course validity: 2 months. There will be an extra charge for the extension of the course validity.
On successful completion, you will be awarded the Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control.

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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)

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.
Faculty

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 28th Nov 2022

Learning Path

You will get individual certificates for each course.

Course Duration

1 month

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)

Reviews
  • RAJWINDER KAUR, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    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. Patil, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    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, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    Content are adequate and prepared nicely.

  • ELSAMMA YOHANNAN, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    I am satisfied with the content

  • Rupinderjit Kaur, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

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

  • Diksha Kaushal, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    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.

  • AnilKumar Dhakar, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    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

  • Nisha Chandarh, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

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

  • Kavyashree M, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

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

  • RAJWINDER KAUR, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    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, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    I’m very happy and good platform received.

  • Dr. Priyanka Sharma, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    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, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

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

  • SUMANI, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    It was very useful for me.

  • Jobanpreet Singh, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    Medvarsity is very good option for every student for distance study…I really like their programs.

  • Sonali Gomar, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    Short time course and great experience.

  • KISHAN MANAPALLY, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

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

  • Harpinder Kaur, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    All are good nursing practices useful in health care facility in the prevention of hospital acquired infections.

  • Anil Rajput, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    I am very happy to do this course and very helpful to me
    It is very good course for my knowledge upgradation

  • Bandana, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    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..

  • Manpreet Kaur, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    Medvarsity is the best way to improve my knowlege related to my profession..thanku.

  • Twinkle Kaushik, Infection Prevention and Control - '18

    Medvarsity provides a good range of informationional content so that students can enhance their knowledge in an appropriate direction.