Do you want to learn strategies for surveillance, prevention and control of diseases? Are you passionate about making a change within your working healthcare environment? Then why not give our online Postgraduate Diploma in Infection Control a try.
Our short 16-month course will help you examine key areas including; microbiology, immunology, public health and communicable disease control. You’ll understand how infections occur and how different micro-organisms act and spread.
You’ll also learn the essential principles of research design in order to conduct your own evaluation of your working environment.
This course is designed to equip nurses and other healthcare professionals with a comprehensive understanding of infectious disease control and prevention
Throughout this course, you’ll explore a broad range of topics including:
- the science of identifying and isolating pathogenic organisms to assist in the diagnosis, management and treatment of patients
- the scientific concepts underpinning infection control and prevention
- the impact of infectious diseases and their control in a variety of settings
Upon completion of your Postgraduate Diploma (awarded after 120 credits) we offer the opportunity for you to progress to study for a full Masters (awarded after 180 credits).