Infection Prevention and Control

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City South

This course runs on the following dates:

Block week - 23 to 27 November 2015

A dynamic responsive module, incorporating a blended approach to learning using a mixture of lectures, face to face class room activities and forum discussions via virtual learning site: MOODLE. The content will provide current contemporary issues/practice relevant to Infection Prevention and Control.

Course overview and benefits

The module aims to improve the awareness, understanding and clinical practice of health and social care practitioners in the field of infection prevention and control. The students knowledge and understanding will be enhanced through the sharing of clinical expertise underpinned by relevant theoretical concepts/principles, national frameworks and evidence-based guidance relating to the field of Infection Prevention and Control and reduction of Healthcare Associated Infection.

We have a Disability Tutor who can help and support you.

Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS) rating

The Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme is a system in which you can accumulate the credits and build them towards recognised awards, if you so wish. This single module course carries 15 credits at level 6 (degree level).

This module could count towards a Top-Up Degree

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Entry Requirements

This module is suitable for any health or social practitioner who wants to raise their awareness of Infection Prevention and Control principles and issues in order to improve their clinical practice respectively.

Application Details

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Course Leader

Shirley Kirnon

Our Professional Navigators, Adele Millington and Nicola Clarke, are also on hand to offer guidance and will help you to choose which modules are best for you, taking into account your aims, professional or clinical experience, KSF requirements and your academic achievements.

Call Adele and Nicola on +44 (0)121 331 6162.