Infection prevention and Control


It’s more important than ever to build skills in infection prevention and control – a specialty that lends itself across the entire health economy.

Join the experts at Staffordshire University and explore the latest guidance around disease management, protection and prevention of infection spread. During this module you will tackle Infection prevention and control as part of the Public Health Agenda and develop an awareness for global infections including TB, HIV, and other re-emerging infection issues.

You will also address the domestic issues of decontamination and management of infection, prevention and control within healthcare, wound care and community/acute care whilst gaining an understanding of underpinning microbiology.

Delivery Method

Contact: (48 hours) - 8 Hours Directed study, 10 Hours Group work, 30 hours Key lectures. Independent Study: (102 hours), 12 hours Blackboard, 50 hours Background reading and study, 40 hours Preparation for formative and summative assessment. Sessions on the module will be based on a variety of teaching methods, contact time with tutorial staff who possess expertise in the field of infection control.

Delivery method
On campus
Start date

January 2021 

February 2021 

March 2021

School of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

Any professional health care worker whose sphere of work involves aspects of infection control and are employed in a clinical / infection prevention and control setting.



How to apply

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