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Statewide Program for Infection Control & Epidemiology: Infection Control Courses

INFECTION CONTROL PART 1: SURVEILLANCE OF HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS

This week-long course is intended to provide infection preventionists with the opportunity to develop their knowledge of healthcare-associated infections and to improve their skills in clinical surveillance.

Successful completion of both Infection Control Part 1: Surveillance of Healthcare-Associated Infections and Infection Control Part 2: The Infection Preventionist as an Environmentalist offered by the Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology will meet the requirements of the North Carolina Infection Control law 10A NCAC 41A.0206 for attending an approved course. The course will be held at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill. It is limited to 50 participants and will be filled on a first-to-register basis. CEUs will be awarded.

For more information and registration, visit the official course website.

INFECTION CONTROL PART II: THE INFECTION PREVENTIONIST AS AN ENVIRONMENTALIST

Intended for infection preventionists in hospitals, this week-long course will give participants the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the interface between specific hospital areas and infection control, and improve their understanding of sterilization, disinfection, antibiotic utilization, infections in high-risk groups, and epidemic situations. Successful completion of both Infection Control Part 1 and Infection Control Part 2 will meet the requirements of the North Carolina Infection Control law 10A NCAC 41A.0206 for attending an approved course. Part 1 is not a prerequisite for Part 2.

For more information and registration, visit the official course website.

INFECTION CONTROL IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES

This two-and-a-half-day program is designed to provide participants with current and practical information for the recognition and management of common infection control problems in non-acute care facilities. Infection Control in Long-term Care Facilities has been approved as meeting the requirements of the North Carolina Infection Control law 10A NCAC 41A.0206 (formerly 15A NCAC 19A.0206).

For more information and registration, visit the official course website.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact:

Amy Powell, Program Coordinator
Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology
919-966-3242 or spice@unc.edu