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Online Infection Control Program for Healthcare Professionals

 

Online Infection Control Program for Healthcare Professionals

AHPI Institute of Healthcare Quality presents ONLINE INFECTION CONTROL  PROGRAM FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

 

 About the program

As per the most conservative estimate, more than 10% of inpatients have hospital acquired infection at any given point of time. This is  known to have resulted in to complications, prolonged stay and even death in some cases. Most if not all infection can be easily controlled by adopting well established Infection Control Practices. Key is to provide education and training to staff as appropriate. While there are few established training courses for nurses like IPCN/ICN, there are hardly any structured programs for doctors and other support staff. The 3 days Infection Control Program for Healthcare Professionals aims to bridge this gap. This course by AHPI comes after successful launch of Infection Prevention & Control Nurse (IPCN) for nursing staff.

The objective of this program is to enable Healthcare Professionals in the hospitals including clinicians, diagnostic, pharmacists, administrators, and paramedical staff among others, to implement the infection prevention & control practices effectively. It enables Infection Control teams in carrying out surveillance and audit of clinical processes on regular basis. It needs no emphasis that healthcare associated infection is not limited among patients; it equally affects healthcare workers and therefore needs to be attended on highest priority.

The specific features of this program (as per WHO guidelines) are to provide knowledge in relation to:

  • Facilities, equipment, and procedures necessary to implement standard and additional (transmission-based) precautions for control of infection
  • Cleaning, disinfecting and reprocessing of reusable equipment
  • Waste management
  • Protection of health care workers from transmissible infections
  • Infection control practices in special situations

 

 Program Content

  • Handhygiene:Requirement,Audits,Compilation
  • Spill management
  • Decontamination: Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization, Monitoring, Medical & Surgical asepsis
  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis (including vaccination) & Post exposure management (including use of personal protective equipment), Standard precautions
  • BMW management & Audits
  • Isolation Precautions
  • Infection Control Risk Assessment
  • HAI: Definition, Types of HAI, Diagnosis, Checklists, Audits & Surveillance - with focus on CAUTI, CLABSI, VAP & SSI (including case scenarios)Antibiotic Policy & Antimicrobial stewardship; Surgical prophylaxis & audits
  • IC Bundles and its compliance audits; Need based audits

 

Certification

The program is designed as intensive 3-days contact session and includes Hands on training and TEST of understanding of the participants. Certificate is issued to all participants who attend all the sessions.

 

Resource Person

1. Dr. Julie Bania (MD, Medical Microbiology, FCCP, Allergiology)

Dr. Julie is the Lab Director and Consultant Microbiologist, Dept of Laboratory Services at WPratiksha Hospital, Guwahati. She has 13 years of experience in clinical microbiology, infection control, molecular diagnostic techniques, laboratory administration and teaching nurses and healthcare workers.

2. Dr. Frincy Khandelwal Baruah (MBBS, MD)

Dr. Frincy is the Consultant Microbiologist and Infection Control Officer at Exelcare Hospitals, Guwahati. She has 9 years of experience in microbology and infection control. She is a life-member of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologist (IAMM). She also have over 10 publications and citations in various Pumbed indexed journals. 

 

Target Participants

Clinicians and Healthcare Professionals engaged with Pharmacy, Diagnostics, Administration, Quality and Management of Facility including Wards, ICUs, OTs, Emergency etc.

 

Time

Daily 2 hours

 

Fee Structure

  • Rs. 3000 offer price, Rs. 1500 for early birds only (first 20).
  • Last date of application & fee submission is 19th September, 2020 or till limited seats are filled or first come first serve basis

 

Bank details

            Integra Ventures

  • Bank Name: ICICI Bank Ltd.
  • A/C No : 083905500057
  • IFSC Code: ICIC0000839
  • SWIFT Code: ICICINBBNRI

Or click on the link  https://rzp.io/i/VJIFTJf (Only for participants from India)

 

* Please pay course fee using RTGS/NEFT

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