Short Course

Infection Prevention & Control Principles

Our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field.


Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part-time
Duration: 12 weeks
Module code: NU3326
Campus: Preston
Start Date: January

Course overview

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.

Entry requirements

Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content.


This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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