Infection Prevention and Control Workshop

The infection prevention and control workshop is intended to enhance Knowledge among health care workers specifically nurses aiming to minimize Hospital Acquired Infections / Health-Care Associated Infections within the facility. Its ultimate aim is to improve the safety of patients, health care professionals, visitors and environment.


  • Describe basic terms used in infection prevention and control.
  • Identify structure and function of infection control team in a health care setting.
  • Understand basics of Microbiology.
  • Describe the mechanism of spread of infection and strategies for its prevention and control.
  • Demonstrate standard and transmission-based precautions.
  • Discuss SKMCH & RC policies of waste management.
  • Discuss the implication of surveillance in clinical practice.

Education Methods:
In-service workshop given within first year of employment at nursing division of SKMCH&RC and is to be repeated after every 2 years.  (the workshop can be offered to the external nurses upon institutions request)

Key Contents

  • Organization/Structure of Infection Control Team
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Infectious Disease Process and Mechanism of Control
  • Standard and Transmission Based Techniques
  • Employee Health
  • Surveillance for Health-Care Associated Infection