Infection Control and Epidemiology

Course Information

Course Code

IC800

Instruction Method

Online – login information will be emailed on the course start date

Fee

See below

Length

16 weeks – 64 credit hours

Instructor(s)

Albert Simhon, PhD, CIC

Learner Outcomes

  • To understand concepts and principles of epidemiology, immunity and immunization
  • To understand the concept of drug resistance
  • To understand and define occupational health and safety
  • To apply and implement Infection Control Program

Evaluation Method

Multiple choice tests, discussion board participation, final essay

Intended For

Infection control practitioners, nurses, medical laboratory technologists, public health investigators, physicians, professionals in communicable disease control, and those preparing for the IPAC certification exam (CIC designation). (This course alone does not make you eligible for the exam.)

Text Book

Not required

Prerequisites

To get the greatest benefits from this course, you need to be an active regulated healthcare professional. See Intended For, above.

 

Topics Covered

• Disease process and identification
• Concepts in epidemiology
• Principles of immunity, and immunization
• Control and prevention
• Occupational health and safety
• Resistant organisms
• Implementing Infection Control Program

Infection Control and Epidemiology (IC800)

Courses

CodeCourse TitleFormatTuitionDate(s)Register ByAvailability
IC800-800Infection Control and EpidemiologyOnline$1,299.00Jan-15-2018 to Apr-06-2018Jan-08-2018Open