OCET’s Infection Prevention and Control Certificate courses give clinicians, nurses, physicians, managers, non-nurse practitioners, infection control team members and other health care professionals the academic knowledge they need to develop best practices for infection prevention and control.
Students in our program learn
- skills to assess, plan and manage infection prevention and control efforts within their organizations and communities.
- how to design a surveillance system as well as collect and interpret data – unique skills not covered by traditional credentialing or training programs.
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This program provides graduates with the knowledge of core competencies used in infection control plus best practices for the prevention of infection outbreaks.
This certificate verifies a graduate’s academic preparation and provides a credential in the field of infection prevention and control.
Graduates of the Infection Prevention and Control Certificate program will be able to:
1- Apply principles of epidemiology to environmental assessment of risk.
2- Plan a comprehensive infection prevention and control program.
3- Propose a surveillance system.
4- Interpret infection control data.