Courses

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'Best Practice and Behaviours Infection Prevention' MOOC

School of Health Sciences at Bangor University (Wales)

The course consists of 10 learning units over 10 weeks, each week a different learning unit focuses on different topics, and are designed to take approximately one hour to complete. The topics include principles of infection prevention, global and local significance of infection; antimicrobial resistance; impact of infection on people/patients/society, policy, guidance, infection prevention evidence, behaviour change in practice, leadership, the champion role in leading improvements in infection prevention.  A certificate is provided at the end of the course. We are pleased to inform you that Bangor University have agreed to give a 20% discount to all IPS international members for a cost of £20. Please secure your place via the online shop (choose the IPS International members payment option). Course Flyer.

Contact:
Lynne Williams
Email: 
lynne.williams@bangor.ac.uk 

MSc Infection Prevention & Control (IPC)

University of West London

This course is aimed at practitioners seeking to become infection prevention and control practitioners (IPCP). It covers the range of expert knowledge and skills that are required to underpin the specialist practice of an IPCP, combined with the knowledge and skills required to initiate and facilitate service improvements to assure patient safety.  The course aims to ensure that students acquire the appropriate competencies to meet the requirements of their specialist role and support them in evaluating their knowledge and skills against the IPS competencies.  For further information please see the attached flyer.

Course Leaders: Professor Jennie Wilson/Caroline Smales
University of West London, Paragon H, Boston Manor Road, Brentford. TW8 9GB
Jennie.wilson@uwl.ac.uk; caroline.smales@uwl.ac.uk  Tel: 0208 209 4175/4451 

 

Bsc (Hons) Practice Development (Infection Control)

Northumbria University

Contact:
Joan Cochrane
Tel: 0191 2156078
Email: joan.cochrnae@northumbira.ac.uk

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Graduate Certificate Practice Development (Infection Control)

Northumbria University

Contact:
Joan Cochrane
Tel: 0191 2156078
Email: joan.cochrnae@northumbira.ac.uk

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MSc Infection Prevention & Control

University of the Highlands & Islands (UHI)

Contact:
Rachel Erskine
Tel: 01851 770 491
Email: rachel.erskine@uhi.ac.uk

Course Flyer 
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Professional Practice Programme

Birmingham City University

Contact: Shirley Kirnon
Tel: 0121 331 6140
Email: Shirley.kirnon@bcu.ac.uk 

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Infection Prevention & Control (Professional Practice)

Birmingham City University

Contact: Shirley Kirnon
Tel: 0121 331 6140
Email: Shirley.kirnon@bcu.ac.uk 

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Healthcare Associated Infections Prevention and Control

30 credit (Level 7) Postgraduate course

Sheffield Hallam University

Contact: Helen Karagic or Prof Walid Al-Wali
Tel: 0114 225 5399
Email: h.karagic@shu.ac.uk or walmeeto@hotmail.co.uk

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Infection Control for Clinical Practice

30 credits at Level 6 (Oct 2014 – March 2015) 10 study days

University of Greenwich

Avery Hill Campus (Eltham, SE9)

Contact:
Julie Bowden
Tel: 020 8331 8029

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Can be taken as stand-alone credit or used within BSc (Hons) Professional Practice. Course enquiries 020 81331 9000.

Management of Healthcare Associated Infection

30 credits at Level 7 (starts Oct and April each year) 12 week online course

University of Greenwich

Biomed Online Learning

Contact: 
Cathy Ronan
Tel: 020 8331 9978
Email

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Infection control level 5 & 6

15 credits Term 2 Jan to March

Kings College London

Contact:
Carol Pellowe
Carol.pellowe@kcl.ac.uk

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Infection control: Advance Practice Level 7

The level 7 module can be taken as part of the Advanced Practice Infection Control
30 credits Term 2 Jan to March

Kings College London

Contact:
Carol Pellowe
Carol.pellowe@kcl.ac.uk

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Management of an Infection Prevention and Control Service – FHEQ level 6

40 credits Sept – Dec each year

University of Manchester

Contacts:
Deborah Ward
Lecturer in Infection Control,
Tel: 0161 3067633

Crystal Butler
Admissions Officer
Tel: 0161 3067604

This is aimed at staff who currently work in infection prevention and control (NOT link nurses)

Level 6 – Infection Prevention and Control

Module code HEN63077-6, Term 1 (Sept 2013), or Term 3 (May 2014)

Stafford Telford

Contact:
Faculty office
01785 353677

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Post Graduate Certificate Infection Prevention And Control

TBA

University of Chester

Contact:
Helen Carr
Programme Leader
Tel: 01925 534050
Email: H.Carr@chester.ac.uk

Address: Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Chester, Wirral University Teaching Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, Clatterbridge Road, Bebington, Wirral, CH63 4JY

Post Graduate Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control

October 2014 1 academic year

Swansea University

Contact: Jayne Cutter
Tel: 01792 295790
Email: j.cutter@swansea.ac.uk
Address: Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PP

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Course will run subject to a sufficient number of suitable applicants

MSc Advanced Practice in Healthcare (infection control pathway)

October 2014 3 academic years Swansea University Jayne Cutter

Swansea University

Swansea
SA2 8PP

Contact: Jayne Cutter
Tel: 01792 295790
Email: j.cutter@swansea.ac.uk
Address: Swansea University, Swansea, SA2 8PP

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At the end of the first 2 years of the programme, students have the option of leaving with a post graduate diploma or undertaking a dissertation to gain an MSc Advanced Practice in Healthcare (infection control pathway)

Course will run subject to a sufficient number of suitable applicants

Level 6 – Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infection

Module code AU3D006 Jan- May each year

University SouthWales , Pontypridd

Contact:
Gail Lusardi
Senior lecturer, HESAS University SouthWales 
Tel. 01443 483137
Email: gail.lusardi@southwales

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Level 5 – Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infection Module code AU2D008

Jan- May each year

University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd

Contact: 
Gail Lusardi
Senior lecturer, HESAS University Glamorgan
Tel. 01443 483137
Email: glusardi@glam.a.cuk

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Level 6 - Competencies for the Newly Appointed Infection Prevention Practitioner 

Module Code AU3S040 Aug –May 2012 then annually

University SouthWales , Pontypridd

Contact: 
Gail Lusardi
Senior lecturer, HESAS University SouthWales 
Tel. 01443 483137
Email: gail.lusardi@southwales

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Online MSc Infection Control 

Delivered 100% online and part-time from the only exclusively-online institution to receive a gold rating in the government’s TEF2018. Regular intakes throughout the year.

University of Essex Online

Contact:  Admissions Team Tel. 0800 0527 526 Email: enquiries@online.essex.ac.uk

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MSc Infection: Prevention and Control (also option to exit with PGCert or PGDip)

Distance learning (part-time) and all modules are also available as a stand-alone.
Entry January or September 

University of Dundee

Contact:
Dr Karen Lee (Programme Lead)
Email: k.e.lee@dundee.ac.uk
Dr Emma Burnett
Email: 
e.burnett@dundee.ac.uk
University of Dundee, School of Nursing and Midwifery
Tel: 01382 388534

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BSc Infection: Prevention and Control (top up distance learning)

Distance learning (part-time) and all modules are also available as a stand-alone.
Entry January or September 

University of Dundee

Contact:
Dr Emma Burnett (Programme Lead)
Email: 
e.burnett@dundee.ac.uk 
Dr Karen Lee  
Email: k.e.lee@dundee.ac.uk 
University of Dundee, School of Nursing and Midwifery
Tel: 01382 388534

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BSc Infection: Prevention and Control (top up)

Full time programme delivered on campus, augmented by online materials at the University of Dundee
Entry September 

University of Dundee

Contact:
Dr Emma Burnett (Programme Lead)
Email: e.burnett@dundee.ac.uk 
Dr Karen Lee  
Email: k.e.lee@dundee.ac.uk 
University of Dundee, School of Nursing and Midwifery
Tel: 01382 388534

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Infection prevention and control principles

Level 6 20 credits, Semester 1 September, Semester 2 January

University of Central Lancashire

Contact:
Preston Post Registration Recruitment
School of Health
University of Central Lancashire
Preston
PR1 2HE
Tel: 01772 893836 or 01772 893839
Email nursingcpd@uclan.ac.uk www.uclan.ac.uk 

Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) Improvement

Three 20 credit modules at SCQF level 11

Institute of Healthcare Associate Infection, University of the West of Scotland

Contact:
Email: HAI@uws.ac.uk 

Delivered on a part time basis through an online platform. Please see attached flyer for further information

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Masters/PGD/PGC in Infection Prevention Control

Part-time distance learning over 2 or 3 years

Oxford Brookes University

Contact:
Course Lead: Hee-Jeon Hong, Email: hee-jeon.hong@brookes.ac.uk
or
Course Administrator: Craig Churchley, Email: c.churchley@brookes.ac.uk 

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