Hospital Acquired Infection Prevention & Control (Postponed)

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08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Hospital Acquired Infection Prevention & Control (Postponed)

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26th May 2020

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KSH. 29,800

Target group

Medical officers, clinical Officers, Nurses, Theatre staff, Support staff, Laboratory staff 


Specific objectives

Understand the IPC in health care setting

Define nosocomial infection

Understand the chain of infection for hospital acquired infections and different modes of transmission

Understand the steps towards prevention of hospital acquired infections

Understand the legislation and policies relating to the prevention and control of infections

Demonstrate and apply appropriate use of personal protective equipment in universal precautions and standard precautions

Building sustainable programs and IPC surveillance systems


Course Content

Nosocomial Infections

Prevention of Hospital acquired infections

Hand hygiene (& Hand hygiene demo.)

Health Care Waste Management

Appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs)

Processing of re-usable medical equipment

Surveillance of Nosocomial Infections

National IPC Policy & guidelines overview