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Infection Prevention & Control Online PD Course - Winter 2023

When

Mon Feb 27th 2023, 9:00 am to Sun Jul 2nd 2023, 11:30 pm

Where

Online, Queen's University
Online event, Developed & offered by OPDES, Ontario, , Canada
Fee: $0.00 (Base Price)
Registration for this program has closed.

Registration now open! To register and learn more, please visit the course website.

Queen's Infection Prevention and Control Online Professional Development Course Winter 2023: February 27 - July 2, 2023

Calling all health professionals who are new to the field of Infection Prevention Control (IPAC) or are about to enter into the practice of IPAC!

The Infection Prevention and Control Online Professional Development Course is a fully online program that seeks to introduce participants to the practice of Infection Prevention and Control and to increase participants' knowledge and skills for managing the prevention and control of infections and disease.

Course Overview

The course consists of 12 modules spread across 18 weeks. One module is released per week and all learners are expected to go through each module together. Assessments consist of quizzes, assignments and interactive scenarios. For consistency purposes, all weekly assessments are due on Sundays at 11:30 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). Learners will also be asked to attend a minimum of three synchronous sessions throughout the term.

To learn more about the course, please click here.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify fundamental concepts of epidemiology and microbiology as they relate to IP&C
  • Examine and investigate scenarios to practice problem-solving for IP&C
  • Practice critical thinking and management skills for engaging in:
    • routine practices and additional precations,
    • surveillance,
    • outbreak control of infections and disease within clinical and public health settings
  • Apply research, teaching and life-long learning skills through engagement within a problem-based, online learning community

Fees & Registration

  • Save 10% by registering 5 or more learners on a single invoice. Please contact queensic@queensu.ca for details.

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive a certifcate from Queen's Health Sciences through the Office of Professional Development & Educational Scholarship (OPDES). Completion of the Queen's IPAC Online Professional Development Course does not certify the learner as an Infection Prevention and Control practitioner.

Questions?

If you have any questions, please email queensic@queensu.ca.

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