Short Course / CPD
1 hour chatroom per week x 12 sessions. (20 credits at level 6)
School of Sport and Health Sciences
No Partner College
Next cohort - elearning, 2019 Jan 14,21,28; Feb 4,11,25; Mar 4,11,18; Apr 1,8
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content
This module addresses the current infection prevention and control agenda and the factors that contribute to the development of Healthcare Associated Infection. Students will be able to develop their knowledge and understanding of the core principles that prevent and control infection in order to implement effectively these principles in practice.
The topics covered include the external and internal drivers influencing infection control practice, the chain of infection and strategies to prevent and control infection based on the current evidence base for best practice.
Microbiology, the role of the microbiology lab and the immune system and its function will also be addressed.
You may study this module on its own as part of your continuing professional development or it may contribute to the award of BSc (Hons) Professional Practice. If you wish to record a Specialist Practitioner qualification you will be required to provide evidence that you have met the required standards for registration.
Core dimensions 1-6
Health and wellbeing 1-8
Information and knowledge 1-3
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For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.
Or, if appropriate, via CPD-Apply:
Module information:Lisa Broadley, Lecturer 01772 895190 firstname.lastname@example.org
Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190, email@example.com