Post Basic Infection Control

MOHE APPROVAL : KPT/JPS(N/723/3/0150) MQA (PA5314)

DURATION OF STUDIES : Six (6) months full-time programme

INTAKE : June, September

 

OVERVIEW

Post Basic in Infection Control is a six-month programme designed to meet the high demand in the Healthcare sector. By attending this course, nurses will be more competent in their day to day duty as Infection Control Nurse by continuous update of skills and knowledge which is essential in the rapidly expanding area of infection prevention and control. This programme also will provide nurses with expert knowledge and provide assistance and guidance in developing the skills and practical experience that will form a strong foundation for their journey towards expertise in the field of infection prevention and control.

 

CAREER PROSPECTS

Upon completion, the nurses could become infection control practitioner and also progress in management, education and research. An infection control practitioner is a nurse who handles policy implementation within a healthcare facility, ensuring that hospital staff are following proper sterilization and disinfection procedures. They may also participate in outreach programs to educate the public and patients about topics such as disease prevention. 

 

COURSES

  1. Essential Microbiology
  2. Communication and Counselling
  3. Fundamental of Infection Control
  4. Management of Infection Control
  5. Environmental Health and Nursing Care of Infectious Diseases

 

STUDY MODE

Full-time study delivered through the following methods:

  • Lecture
  • Practical
  • Clinical Placement

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Local candidates registered with Nursing Board Malaysia (NBM)
  • Possess a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) for nurses
  • Minimum 3 years clinical working experiences.
  • Possess 3 months experience in the related specialty/field

 

Health Requirements

  • Must be medically fit and free from mental illness, infectious diseases (HIV-AIDS, Hepatitis B and C), epilepsy, genetic disease, drug abuse and etc.
  • Since it is a post basic programme, married student is allowed to enroll into the programme however, the student will be informed that the Institute do not encourage pregnancy during the period of study.
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