VIVO-Infection Control and Prevention Program
Poor infection control practices and untrained infection prevention staff create an unhealthy imbalance between the care provided and the outcome of the treatment. Here originates the need for in depth training, according to optimum standards and professional accountability that encourages healthcare organizations to pursue continual excellence.
Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Discuss the current perspective of infection control.
Explain infection control and the infectious disease process.
Apply the knowledge and skills necessary in improving protection from communicable diseases.
Perform outbreak investigations and discuss the importance of proper investigation and reporting.
Describe a systematic approach to developing and maintaining an infection control and risk management program.
Those who directly or indirectly come in contact with patients or work in hospital settings
Introduction to Infection Control Epidemiology
Disease Transmission Process
Organization of an Infection Control Program
Infection Control Practices
Surveillance in Infection Control
Prevention and Control of Nosocomial Infections
Cleaning, Disinfecting and Sterilization
Infection Protection for Healthcare Workers
Infection Control in Emerging Infections
Infection Control in Traumatized Patients and Selected Situations
NABH and JCI guidelines for Hospital Infection Control