Introduction to Infection Prevention and Control (IPC)

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  • Lectures
    2 Videos
  • Enrolled
    56 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Infection prevention and control program (IPC) is an approach to prevent patients as well as health workers from the harm caused by preventable infections. An IPC program is required to prevent the spread of communicable diseases in all modes of healthcare delivery systems. According to the WHO, effective infection prevention and control reduce healthcare-associated infections by at least 30%. read more »»

Standard policies have been adopted and are being practiced by healthcare institutions to reduce the risk of transmission of infections. Healthcare-associated infections (HAI), surgical site infections are examples of some infections that need to be avoided at all costs. IPC program supports this intention by providing high quality, integrated, people-centered health services.

This course enables the subscriber to understand the need for infection prevention and control program, its structure and function. It provides an insight into the program and the roles and responsibilities of various members of the infection prevention and control committee.

Who should attend?
All Healthcare personnel, such as

  • Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Paramedical Staff
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • The need for infection prevention and control program
  • Structure and function
  • Roles and responsibilities of various members of the infection prevention and control committee.


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For: intermediates

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