Swansea University

Postgraduate Infection Prevention and Control - Posgrado en Prevención y Control de Infecciones

Swansea University
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Swansea
  • Precio:
    Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2015/16 are as follows:
    UK/EU £1,700
    International N/A
  • Comienzo:
    Consultar rellenando el formulario
  • Lugar:
    Singleton Park
    Swansea (Gales) SA2 8PP
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Infection Prevention and Control, PGCert

Presentación

Infection prevention and control continues to be a growing concern amongst health care organisations, professionals and the wider public. A sound foundation for all infection prevention and control practitioners, the programme is taught by expert practitioners, policy makers from the Welsh Government and leading professionals in the field, and is the only course of its type available in Wales.

Requisitos

An appropriate degree or its equivalent (preferably 2:2 or above) and evidence of recent academic study is required. Applicants also need to be registered as first level health care professionals with possession of a good professional portfolio.

Alternatively applicants may have at least two years experience as a first level health care professional, with possession of a good professional portfolio.

Please note that because of the clinical nature of this course, you will need to be working in clinical practice. If you would like further information on entry requirements or have a query regarding your eligibility please don’t hesitate to contact us.

PGCert Infection Prevention and Control is not available for international students.

Programa

Infection prevention and control continues to be a growing concern amongst health care organisations, professionals and the wider public.

A sound foundation for all infection prevention and control practitioners, the programme is taught by expert practitioners, policy makers from the Welsh Government and leading professionals in the field, and is the only course of its type available in Wales.

Students will learn how to approach the subject of infection prevention and control critically, considering the challenges facing modern healthcare practice, and evaluating and promoting progressive practices and sound patient care in their work place.

Students will develop their knowledge in three core areas:

Patient care practices and health care systems
Microbiology and infectious diseases
Epidemiology and applications of research.
The programme will produce practitioners with the knowledge, skills and expertise to function effectively in infection prevention and control environments as clinicians, researchers, and middle managers, therefore improving health care conditions and patient safety, and positively influencing public perceptions.

Salidas profesionales

Healthcare professionals employed in the field of infection prevention and control require advanced level education the speciality. Recent drivers from the Welsh Government including the Framework for Advanced Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional Practice in Wales recommend master’s level qualifications for nurses and allied health professionals working in advanced practice roles. This will include many infection prevention and control practitioners working within Wales. This programme is ideally suited to meet the needs of these practitioners.

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