Infection Prevention and Control - Multi Drug Resistant Organism and Antimicrobial Stewardship - 2017

 

Dates: Friday, 8th of September 2017

Brookfied Health Science Complex

University College Cork, College Road, Cork.

 

Further information will be available from Mid-July 2017.

Friday:

Presentations will be added in due course.

 

Infection Prevention and Control- Keeping our residents safe

Dates: Thursday the 1st and Friday the 2nd of September 2016

Brookfied Health Science Complex

University College Cork, College Road, Cork.

 

Please note this course will run again in 2017. Applications will be made available in July 2017. Please book early next year due to high demand. 

    

The philosophy of the course is to provide a specialised learning opportunity which will enable healthcare workers from all disciplines enhance and increase their knowledge of infection prevention and control thus improving patient care. The course is designed to meet the need of the target audience; healthcare workers involved in the delivery of patient care in residential and long term settings. 

Participation in this course is an ideal way in which to update your knowledge in relation to infection prevention and control and new developments in this area. The course is designed to deliver the content in an interactive and dynamic format with plenty of opportunity to ask questions and discuss issues.

Participation in the course will ensure the educational requirements for staff specified in the National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland (Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA), 2009) are met.

Please click here to view the agenda:  Agenda - Safe Patient Care - Keeping our residents safe 2016 (370kB)

Additional Information:

Cancellations: Should an applicant be unable to attend please inform us of same by email or phone, details are below.

Registration: 8.00-8.50am Thursday 1st September 2016

Catering: Tea/Coffee with light refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Parking:

  • There are a limited number of 'Pay and Display' parking outside the Western Gateway Building at a charge of 2 euro per hour (Old Greyhound Track, Western Road).
  • Parking is available on the Carrigrohane Road opposite the Country Hall (next the the Kingsley Hotel). It costs 5 euro per day.
  • Download the application form here: Application form- keeping our residents safe 2016 (80kB)Email / post the completed form as follows:
  • Jennifer Coughlan / jennifer.coughlan@ucc.ie , Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Floor 4, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Cork
  • Additional queries can be addressed by contacting Jennifer at: (021) 4205537  9am – 1pm  (Mon – Fri).
  • Places will be allocated to applicants on receipt of the application form.

If you are interested in a Postgraduate Certificate in Health Protection click here: Brochure for campus based Health Protection PG Cert (664kB)

On line Post Graduate Certificate in Health Protection -August 2016-websiteOn line Post Graduate Certificate in Health Protection -August 2016-website (774kB)

 

Infection Prevention and Control- Building Capabilities 2015

Dates: Thursday the 3rd and Friday the 4th of September 2015

Brookfied Health Science Complex, Room G10

University College Cork, College Road, Cork.

Cost: No charge for attendance.

Sponsors: SARI Funding Committee HSE- South (Cork and kerry).

 

This year's course has reached its capacity. Please note it will run again in 2016. Applications will be made available in July 2016. Please book early next year due to high demand. 

 

If you interested in completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Health Protection please click on the following links:

Campus Based Postgraduate Certificate in Health Protection

  

The philosophy of the course is to provide a specialised learning opportunity which will enable healthcare workers from all disciplines enhance and increase their knowledge of infection prevention and control thus improving patient care. The course is designed to meet the need of the target audience; healthcare workers involved in the delivery of patient care in acute care, residential care and general practice.  

Participation in this course is an ideal way in which to update your knowledge in relation to infection prevention and control and new developments in this area. The course is designed to deliver the content in an interactive and dynamic format with plenty of opportunity to ask questions and discuss issues.

Participation in the course will ensure the educational requirements for staff specified in the National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland (Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA), 2009) are met.

 The agenda can be found here:Final Agenda: Infection Prevention and Control- Building Capabilities 2015 (199kB)

Additional Information:

Cancellations: Should an applicant be unable to attend please inform us of same by email or phone, details are below.

Registration: 8.00-8.50am Thursday 3rd September 2015

Catering: Tea/Coffee with light refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Parking:

  • There are a limited number of 'Pay and Display' parking outside the Western Gateway Building at a charge of 2 euro per hour (Old Greyhound Track, Western Road).
  • Parking is available on the Carrigrohane Road opposite the Country Hall (next the the Kingsley Hotel). It costs 5 euro per day.

Applications are now closed. 

  • Download the application form here: Infection Prevention and Control-Building Capabilities 2015 (80kB) and Email / post the completed form as follows:
  • Maura O' Sullivan / Maura.osullivan@ucc.ie , Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Floor 4, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Cork
  • Additional queries can be addressed by contacting Maura at: (021) 4205521 – 9am – 1pm  (Mon – Fri).
  • Places will be allocated to applicants on receipt of the application form.
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