Masterclass in Infection Prevention and Control (Master – IPC)

  • Designed by experts in the field of Infection Prevention and Control
  • Comprehensive coverage of Infection Prevention and Control in two levels
  • Total 20 Hours of Learning Content
  • Certified by Medvarsity

Key Features

Get enabled to create infection control policies

Become part of the infection control team

Implement the best practices of IPC in your hospital settings

Help bring down infection rates within your organization

Course Description

The Masterclass in Infection Prevention and Control has been developed to provide the knowledge and core competencies required for prevention and control of infections in the healthcare setting.

This course will explain the importance of infection prevention and control in hospitals and the best practices in avoiding hospital acquired infections among patients and healthcare workers. 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 the ways of handling biomedical and hazardous wastes and methods of disinfecting the hospital environment.

The IPC certification will help validate the student’s academic knowledge and provide them with credentials in infection prevention and control.

What you will learn?


Foundations of an IPC program and its implementation in healthcare settings.


Advanced epidemiological methods and best practices in IPC.

Course Objectives:

By the end of the Masterclass in IPC, learners will be able to:

  1. 1. Identify sources and the various ways by which infections may be transmitted.
  2. 2. Take preventative measures and remedial actions to help prevent transmission of infections.
  3. 3. Plan a comprehensive infection prevention and control program in healthcare settings.
  4. 4. Design a surveillance system.
  5. 5. Interpret infection control data.


Healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses, dentists, physiotherapists, nutritionists, paramedical and technical staff).

Hospital administrators and other administrative staff involved in managing infection prevention and control activities in healthcare settings.

Specially focused on infection control practitioners including Microbiologists, Infection control nurses, nurse administrators.


Level 1: Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control:

1 month, 10 Hours of Learning Content
Online Assessments

Level 2: Advanced Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control:

1 month, 10 Hours of Learning Content
Online Assessments

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Course Outline

Dr. Ratna Rao

Dr. Ratna Rao

Course Director
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.

Course Duration
  • 2 months
  • 40 Hours of learning

Payment Options


1. Course related
  • What is the total duration of the Master Class in IPC?
    • Total duration is 2 months
      Level 1: 1 month
      Level 2: 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
  • I am still in the final Year of my medical/nursing/dental/paramedical/technician course. Can I do the IPC course?
    • Final year students and Interns from the above mentioned courses can enrol in Level 1 of the course and get certified.
  • What is the eligibility criteria for international students?
    • The eligibility criteria for the course for international students is similar. In case you have any queries regarding eligibility, our guidance counsellors will be able to provide more information on the same.
3. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • To access the course, click on the "Learn" button on the top right of this page using the login ID and password provided to you. In case you don't have access to login ID and password, write to us at & quote your registered email ID.
  • What if I am unable to open the Medvarsity website?
    • For any queries or any technical assistance, please call on our toll free number (1800-103-6006) or write to us at The matter will be looked into at the earliest.
  • How do I access my course?
    • Your course can be accessed by clicking on the LMS link provided to you
4. Assessments
  • How will the assessments be for course?
    • Level 1: Online test
      Level 2: Online test
  • What if I am not able to clear the module tests in the given number of attempts?
    • If you are not able to clear the module test in the first attempt, repeat attempts after the specified time. If you are locked out of the test, you can call for reactivation to
      Toll free (1800-103-6006) or write to us at
  • 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, directing it to the academics team.
5. Certificate
  • What certification will I get at the end of the course?
    • Successful completion of Level 1: Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control
    • Successful completion of Level 2: Advanced Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control
  • When will I get my certificate?
    • Once you successfully pass your final exam, your E-Certificate will be generated in the LMS.
6. Placement Assistance
  • Do you provide any placement assistance?
    • We do not provide any placement guarantee as an outcome of the course.
7. International Students
    • International Students before enrolling can contact the student support team by writing to or call Toll free# 1800-103-6006.


  • International Students should do fee payment in their local currency.
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?

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