REQUEST FOR A REGISTRATION FORM POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN INFECTION CONTROL _______________________________________________ Postgraduate diploma in infection control (PGDipIC) ____________________________________________ _______________________________________________ MODULE 1 MODULE 4 Fax to: Introduction to Microbiology Surveillance, Epidemiology and Research Methodology Mrs. Y. Gouws Course Administrator Surveillance for hospitals and nosocomial infection, Academic Unit for Infection Introduction, bacterial anatomy, micro-organisms Universiteit gathering appropriate information. Basic tools of Prevention & Control Stellenbosch spread of micro-organisms, host and their properties, Fax: (021) 938 5065 University epidemiology, research designs used in investigations, infection and the spread of micro-organisms, host APPLICANT INFORMATION screening and surveillance sampling, bias in research defense mechanisms, role of laboratory in Infection _______________________________________________ design. Epidemiology of infective disease (outbreaks), Control, anti-infective therapy, bacterial diseases, Title: __________________________________________ ethics of epidemiological research, basic statistics. Virology. First Name: _____________________________________ _______________________________________________ _____________________________________________ ___ MODULE 5 Last Name: _____________________________________ MODULE 2 Role of IPC hospital design and management Postal Address: __________________________________ Sterilization and Disinfection Management structure, legislation governing Infection ____________________________ Code: ____________ Cleaning of items, Autoclave, Ethylene oxide, control, Health and Safety and Occupational Health, Tel(w): ______________________ Code: ____________ New systems, Disinfectants, Validation, packaging, Financial support, Health economics, formulating and transportation, tracking and record keeping. Hands on learning writing policy. Implementation of policies Tel(h): ______________________ Code: ____________ Layout of SSD and staffing. Systems applicable to low ________________________________________________ Fax: ________________________ Code: ____________ Income countries DURATION OF COURSE Cell Phone: ____________________________________ ______________________________________________ MODULE 3 There will be a minimum of two years and a maximum of E-mail: ________________________________________ Risk Management and Safe Practice four years to complete the course. Language Choice: _______________________________ _______________________________________________ Aseptic procedure, transmission-based precautions, Highest qualification: ____________________________ STAND ALONE MODULES evaluation and cost-effective use of IC products. Name of Institute: _______________________________ Each module is offered as a Competence Certificate Short Risk Reduction in clinical areas. Procedure related risk Signature: _____________________________________ reduction. Communicable Disease containment & Public Health Course with CPD accreditation measures. _______________________________________________ Date: _________________________________________ EVALUATION BSc or MSc degree in Social Sciences or Behavioral _______________________________________ Psychology. Qualifying for Recognition of Prior learning in Infection The outcome will be evaluated by successfully completing a written exam, practical work and research projects. Control and Epidemiology, based on evaluation by the Panel of Tutors. PRESENTATION POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA _______________________________________ IN INFECTION CONTROL CPD ACCREDITATION Each module is 10 weeks with two weeks of formal lectures _________________________________________________ (PDIC) All short courses are CPD accredited. and ward rounds; six weeks of research, practical work self- study and two weeks for research project writing. The general format will be as follows: CONTACT AND REGISTRATION Modules INFORMATION _________________________________________________ Lectures 40 hours Full-time course: Practical 40 hours Research, workplace 240 hours Mrs Y. Gouws application and self study Course Administrator Project writing 80 hours Academic Unit for Infection Prevention & Control Private Bag x3 COURSE FEES Tygerberg, 7505 _______________________________________ Full course (2 years) R15 000.00 Cape Town, South Africa (R7 500.00 tuition fee per year) Tel: (021) 938 5054 The aim of PDIC course is to train health care Stand alone modules – R5 000.00 per module Fax: (021) 938 5065 professionals in infection control and quality health management. The cost will cover books and all study material including E-mail: email@example.com practical classes while in residence. It will not cover Short Courses: The goal is to establish skills in infection control, accommodation or subsistence. Same as above as part of quality assurance, management of DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: health care and research epidemiology, resulting ________________________________________________ in evidence based cost effective health support ENTRY CRITERIA programme. Latest applications will be considered on _________________________________________ A Bachelors degree (such as MBChB) or equivalent (such NOVEMBER 15th, 2008! as B Curr) NQF level 6 or equivalent. Payment will be according to Stellenbosch University BSc or MSc degree in Microbiology or equivalent regulations.