416 289 5000
1-800-268-4419 (in Ontario)

P.O. Box 631 Station A
Toronto, ON, M1K 5E9

Preventing and Controlling Infections in Non Acute Care Settings

Course Code PI-500
Course Name Preventing and Controlling Infections in Non Acute Care Settings
Category Health Professionals
Description IPAC Essentials for Non Acute Care Settings is a 8 week (28 hour) asynchronous online course designed for all currently employed regulated health care workers and administrators....

tasked with the role of assessing, implementing and/or overseeing the implementation of an infection prevention and control (IPAC) program in a congregate non-acute health-care setting (e.g., long-term care homes [LTCH], retirement homes [RH]).

This course provides participants with basic, foundational IPAC knowledge for preventing the transmission of organisms and outbreak management in congregate settings. The course may prepare a learner to attain their a-IPC (Associate - Infection Prevention and Control) entry-level certification examination through the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology.

It will not prepare a learner in attaining their CICĀ® (Certified in Infection Prevention and Control) credentialing which identifies healthcare professionals who have shown mastery of knowledge in infection prevention and control.

You can register online. Verification of pre-requisites, by email of letter of employment on your facilities stationary, will be required after registration and tuition payment has been processed. Your registration is verified with email receipt from the college.

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Section Cost Semester Start Date End Date Meeting Times Campus
821 $899.00 Winter 2023 2023-01-09 2023-04-21
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Distance Online
841 $899.00 Summer 2023 2023-05-08 2023-08-18
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Distance Online
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TBA - To Be Announced