Health-Sciences - Course - Infectious Diseases Prevention and control

  • Course Code: INPC605
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 2Lec,2Cln,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

This course explores the roles and responsibilities of the infection prevention and control professional. Students develop infection control policies and procedures for dealing with internal infection and the influx of patients with communicable diseases. Graduates will learn how to approach the subject of infection prevention and control critically, considering the challenges facing modern healthcare practice, and evaluating and promoting progressive practices and sound patient care in their work place. The course will produce practitioners with the knowledge, skills and expertise to function effectively in infection prevention and control environments as clinicians, researchers, and middle managers, therefore improving health care conditions and patient safety, and positively influencing public perceptions.