Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
The design of healthcare environments is very topical in Scotland following the challenges identified in two newly built hospitals.
This CPD Award will provide you with the skills to deal with scenarios that might arise during the design, planning, construction and maintenance of healthcare facilities, and understand the role of these elements in relation to prevention and control of infection.
The module will use a problem-based approach to enable you to:
- Examine the role of the infection control team in the design, build and maintenance of hospitals and other healthcare facilities
- Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of water safety and be able to appraise water control measures and the role of the water safety group
- Critically evaluate and appraise the requirements for specialist ventilated areas in healthcare premises and the validation of such
- Critically evaluate and reflect on the challenges, barriers, and solutions to investigating and managing environmental incidents/outbreaks.
2:1 Degree in a relevant healthcare subject and at least 3 years professional experience in a related field OR Evidence of study at SCQF Level 10 in a healthcare subject and employment in related field.
You may wish to supplement this CPD Award with further modules from the MSc Infection Prevention and Control Programme, to complete a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma.
Part time (day)
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