Post Basic Infection Control


The ‘Post Basic Infection Control’ professional development course, from DSH Institute of Technology, is one of the most reputed qualification in Malaysia. DSH Institute of Technology is one of the very few institutes in Malaysia which conducts this course and the program is claimable via the Human Resource Development Funds (HRDF).


The ‘Post Basic Infection Control’ is a six month program designed to prepare an already registered nurse for specialization in the field of infection prevention and control. The program consists of a combination of classroom and laboratory activities as well as clinical placements in government and private healthcare settings.


At the end of our ‘Post Basic Infection Control’ course, at DSH Institute of Technology, nurses will be able to :

  1. gain comprehensive knowledge on disease transmission processes, common
    infectious diseases and current evidence based infection control and practices
  2. be equipped with hands – on experiences, through clinical placements in private of
    public healthcare settings, in managing and preventing outbreaks.


Course Code




MQA (FA 5314 – 01)

MOHE (N/723/3/0/150)



January and June


Special Notes :
This programme is only open to nurses who possess a current ‘Annual Practice Certificate’ (APC) and have two years of clinical working experience

Future Education Pathways

Career Options

Infection Control Practitioner
Implement Educational Outreach Programmes in Schools

Entry Requirements

Registered with the Medical Nursing Board, Malaysia
Possess current 'Annual Practice Certificate' (APC) for nurses
Minimum TWO (2) years clinical working experience in healthcare settings
Medically fit and free from disabilities that hinder nursing dexterity
*Pregnancy is not allowed during the course*

Course Modules

Technical Knowledge
PINS 1012
Microbiology in Infection Control
PINS 1023
Management of Infection Control
PINS 1013
Fundamentals of Infection Control
PINS 1034
Environment of Health and Nursing Care of Infectious Diseases
ANNS 1223
Medical / Surgical I
Professional Knowledge / Skills
PBBS 1012
Communications, Counselling and Medico Legal
Clinical Attachments
PICP 1016
Clinical Placements


Specialized Equipment for Infection Control Practicals
Microbiology Lab with High Resolution Microscopes
Well Furbished Library with Latest Materials for Research and Assignments
(click here to download English Brochure)