Infection Prevention and Control Course - Fall 2021

Event Date: September 13, 2021 - February 6, 2022    |    Online program

  

PURPOSE

This Infection Prevention and Control program is an online interactive course for health professionals who are new to the field of Infection Prevention and Control or are about to enter into the practice of Infection Prevention and Control. The purpose of the course is to introduce participants to the practice of Infection Prevention and Control and to increase participants’ knowledge and skills for managing the prevention and control of infections and disease in health care settings.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Course objectives are based on the content as outlined by CBIC (Certification Board for Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.)

 

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify fundamental concepts of epidemiology and microbiology as they relate to IPAC
  2. Examine and investigate scenarios to practice problem-solving for IPAC
  3. Practice critical thinking and management skills for engaging in:
    • routine practices and additional precautions,
    • surveillance,
    • outbreak control of infections and disease within clinical and public health settings
  4. Apply research, teaching, and lifelong-learning skills through engagement within a problem-based, online learning community

 

CERTIFICATION

Completion of the Queen’s online IPC course does not certify the student as an Infection Prevention & Control practitioner, but it does help to prepare the student for CBIC examination.

 

Topics covered:

  • Life-long Learning: Principles of Adult Learning
  • Evidence-based Medicine & Literature Searching
  • Infectious Diseases Processes-Clinical Microbiology
  • Routine Practices and Added Precautions
  • Disinfection, Sterilization, Re-processing and Construction
  • Epidemiologic Investigation and Surveillance
  • Epidemiology of Health Care Acquired Infections
  • Employee and Occupational Health Safety
  • Public Health and Education
  • Management of Infection Prevention and Control

 

Program Setup:

  • Modules are 1, 2 or 3 weeks in length
  • Modules are released on Mondays
  • All Quizzes and Assignments are due Sundays by 11:30pm ET
  • To pass this course and receive the certificate of completion learners must achieve an overall average of 70% and complete all assignments and quizzes.

 

Please refer to the program website for further details on the course:

https://healthsci.queensu.ca/faculty-staff/opdes/programs/infection-prevention-control-online-course

 

As we are working remotely at this time we are not able to accept phone calls. If you have questions after you have read the registration page and course website please direct them to: [email protected]

 

PLEASE NOTE: ONLY ONLINE CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION WILL BE ACCEPTED

Sorry, registration for the Queen's Infection Prevention and Control Course - Fall 2021 is currently closed.

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