Certificate Program in Infection Prevention and Control


Healthcare Up-Skilling Courses (Partner Courses)


6 Months



Certificate Program in Infection Prevention and Control

Course Description:

This course will be offered by Centre for Continuing Education, constituent of Ganpat University. This course provides students with an opportunity to enhance knowledge and skills in infection prevention and control in contemporary healthcare practice. The Course includes overview about infection prevention and control practices, Hospital Acquired infection, the chain of infection, standard and transmission-based precautions, barriers and use of personal protective equipment (PPE), outbreak/exposure management and strategies for preventing the spread of infectious disease to healthcare workers and patients.

Learning Outcome :
  • To learn scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  • To recognize the professional responsibilities to monitor prevention and control practices and intervene as necessary to assure safety and compliance.
  • Recognize the importance of the correct application of reprocessing methods for assuring the safety and integrity of patient care equipment in preventing transmission of pathogens.
  • Identify resources for evaluation of health care workers infected with any diseases
  • Plan, implement, manage and evaluate infection prevention and control activities.
Value Proposition :
  • Hands on training at Shalby Hospitals.
  • Certification by UGC recognized University
  • Skilled based module pattern and sessions
  • Outcome based training
  • On the Job Training
  • Highly competent trainers from the field
  • Innovative teaching pedagogy- Live case study based discussion
Career Opportunities:

With the increased demand for quality improvement and health care value, the need for infection control professional will continue to grow. The demand for trained infection control and prevention professional is growing in numbers for those aspiring to get into JCI and NABH accredited hospitals. A certificate from well recognized university will further add the career opportunities.

  • Healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses, dentists, physiotherapists, nutritionists, paramedical and technical staff).
  • Hospital administrators and other administrative staff involved in managing infection prevention and control activities in healthcare settings.
  • Specially focused on infection control practitioners including Microbiologists, Infection control nurses and Nurse Administrators