About Hospital Infection Control

Reckoning the infection rate in the hospital and the alarming spread of Covid-19 disease across the world, health care professionals are turning towards obtaining online information on hospital infection and its prevention including coronavirus. The online training on hospital infection control introduces themselves to the essential aspects of prevention of the spread of infection including basic preventive measures, needle stick injury, post-exposure prophylaxis, Blood spill & Bio-Medical Waste Management, Sterilization & Disinfection, operational activities of CSSD in hospital, principles of surveillance, active & passive immunization, infection control practices in cooking areas and housekeeping department.
Infection control practices are highly essential in providing a safe health care environment. It causes a significant reduction in the risk of preventing the potential infection. Providing the healthcare personnel platform with informed information regarding infection control would help us ensure a safe environment.
This e-learning course will help doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals to enhance their knowledge on preventive practices of hospital infection.

  • Duration:

    4 weeks followed by 2 days of contact session

  • Fees:

    Rs.5000/- for National Students and $100 for International Candidates

  • Eligibility:

    Following Health Care Professionals working as Medical Doctors, AYUSH Practitioners (BAMS/BHMS), Registered Nurses (GNM/B.Sc./M.Sc.), Medical Microbiologists, Health Care Administrators

What You Will Learn?

  • Identification of high-risk areas and establish steps to mitigate the risk of HAIs to patients, staff, and visitors.
  • The additional certificate spurs professional growth and creates ample opportunity for health care professionals to assume additional responsibilities in hospital settings.
  • Enabling the health care personnel to organize, manage and monitor infection control programs.
  • For health care professionals to incorporate hospital infection control measures into the practice in order to reduce the menace of Hospital-acquired infections

Student Testimonial

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • Improvement and refinement of essential procedures such as hand hygiene, spill management, use of personal protective equipment, needle stick injury, and post-exposure prophylaxis.

  • Developing an eye for surveillance which includes surveillance of VAP, CAUTI, CLABSI, SSI, CDI, and environmental surveillance.

  • Development and implementation of biomedical waste (BMW) guidelines, SOP, and protocols for COVID-19.