Infection Prevention and Control for Acute Healthcare S​ector

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About the Course

Healthcare-associated infections is a major public health problem. The newly identified novel coronavirus has created alarm and caused global concern because of its similarity to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome). Given the evolving situation and ongoing investigation, an effort aimed at containing the deadly respiratory contagion which has spread to several other countries, is to exercise caution and adopt good infection control practices. You can play a part in curbing this problem by equipping yourself with professional knowledge and skills in the control of infections and diseases through this microlearning module!​

Why is this course for you?

This course is useful to all healthcare professionals working in a medical facility where infection prevention and control is a key priority.

In this course, you will:

  • Discover more about disease transmission, standard and transmission-based precautions
  • Gain knowledge on the use of appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Learn how to deal with biological waste disposal



Course Curator

School of Health Sciences

School of Health Sciences, Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Established since 2005, the School of Health Sciences prides itself on grooming healthcare talents who are well regarded for their professional competency and recognised for their care for patients. The School has also maintained close links with both public and private healthcare providers to serve the needs of the community.