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PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIONS RELATING TO HEATH CARE (PCIRAS) (2021-2022)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Diploma d'Especialització/Diploma de Postgrau (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Management:
  • Limon Cáceres, Enric
Number of credits: 30,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Distance
Centre responsible : Institute for LifeLong Learning IL3-UB
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 2.755,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 11/2/2021

This postgraduate course forms part of the master's degree or postgraduate degree
PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIONS (PCI) (2021-2023)

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- Understand the epidemiology and the main monitoring systems of hospital-acquired infections (HAI).
- Understand the epidemiology and the main monitoring systems of hospital-acquired infections (HAI).
- Understand the characteristics of different hospital-acquired infections and the main hospital-acquired infection outbreaks produced by multiresistant microorganisms.
- Acknowledge the relevance of the environment as a source of HAI, and the main related infections.
- Understand antibiotics policy and its use in clinical practice (PROA).
- Be able to design a patient-oriented intervention in hospital infection control.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
- Doctors, nurses, microbiologists, pharmacists, physiotherapists, dentists, podiatrists and other health professionals interested in infection control in hospitals.

Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:
Students who are not university graduates may be admitted on these courses. These students will be eligible for a university extension course certificate.Information regarding the entry requirements in this case can be obtained from the course coordinators.

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 2/1/2021
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 10/26/2021

Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution: IL3-UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.il3.ub.edu
Telephone: 93 403 96 96
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: On-site clinical practice during the second year.


FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Name of individual or institution: IL3-UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage: https://www.il3.ub.edu/ca/master-control-infeccions
Telephone: 93 309 36 54
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: Monday to Friday, from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.

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