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Title: Infection Control: Theory and Practice
Keywords: TB
Health facilities
Disease prevention, control and elimination
Communicable diseases
Country: Indonesia
Institution: Indonesia - Post Graduate Programme, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta
Course coordinator: Ning Rintiswati
Date start: 2022-03-07
Date end: 2022-03-18
About duration and dates:
4 weeks Pre-reading (before departure)= 10 hours Face-to-face = 2 weeks Final assignment= 25 hours (writing)
Classification: advanced optional
Mode of delivery: Face to face
Course location:
Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta, Indonesia
ECTS credit points: 3 ECTS credits
SIT= 93 hours
Contact time: 33 hours
Self-study time: 60 hours
(detail see in number 10 learning method)
Language: English
By the end of the course students should be able to:

1. Explain the principles of infection control

2. Assess infection control implementation in various related health issue (TB, respiratory, MRSA, gastrointestinal etc)

3. Demonstrate the appropriate of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

4. Design infection control monitoring and evaluation in specific setting (TB in hospital and healthcare facility)
Assessment Procedures:
Assessment will be conducted by having:

1. Group assignment (point: maximal 30%)
• Students will work in group
• During the field visit, students will be asked to assess the implementation of infection control in place.
• Students are also expected to propose recommendation to address their finding.
• Students will present their findings in front of the class and it will be followed with discussion
Each group will be given 15 minutes to present their finding and another 15 minutes for discussion.

2. Individual assignment (point: maximal 70%)
• Students will be given scenario/ case related to infection control to write an essay with minimal word count is 1500 words, with references attached and should be submitted a week after the assignment announced by the class coordinator.
• Students are expected to propose strategy or solution based on the case given

If student achieve less than 60% (average of both assessment; group and individual), students are required to improve their marks by writing another scenario-based essay and submit it within a week after grade announcement
1. Overview and Introduction of Infection Prevention and control
2. Principles of Infection Prevention Control (IPC)
3. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
4. Infection surveilans and prevention
5. Principle of airborne Infection control
6. Principle of MRSA Infection Control
7. Infection control for infectious intestinal disease
8. Principle of IC assessment
9. Assessment of Infection control management in health care unit.
Each topic has 2 hours lectures to introduce subject areas
Practical session is conducted at field by doing assessment of Infection control management in Health Care Unit (Hospital, Clinic), respiratory hospital (clinic) for tuberculosis patients and specific environment. Results of assessment through field visit is presented in class. Comment and feedback from peer and lecturers are given during discussion time.

Pre reading:10 hours
Lecture in class: 9 x 2 hours= 18 hours
Practical session: 1 x 3 hours= 3 hours
Field visit: 3 x 3 hours= 9 hours

Presentation= 3 hours
Preparing final assignment= 25 hours

Self-directed learning= 25 hours

Total: 93 hours
• Students must be enrolled in an MPH or M.Sc programme
• English proficiency:
Certificate for English TOEFL test with at least a score of 550 points (paper based) or 213 points (computer-based) or 79/80 (internet-based) or IELTS band 6.0.
The maximum number of students that may enroll in this course is 20 students (including TropEd students)
Student with minimum 75% of attendance are eligible to take the course final examination.
First come first serve
Tuition fee is 500 Euro for tropEd students, excluding living cost.
Not available
tropEd accreditation: Accredited in October 2018.
This accreditation is valid until October 2023.
Reading material:

WHO Guideline for Infection Control:
WHO Recommendation for MRSA Control:
Infection and Prevention of Epidemic and Pandemic-prone Acute Respiratory Infection in Health Care:
Email Address:
Date Of Record Creation: 2018-11-01 05:36:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Of Record Release: 2018-11-01 10:08:33 (W3C-DTF)
Date Record Checked: 2018-11-01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2021-11-24 08:27:31 (W3C-DTF)

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