Acquire the skills to fight antimicrobial resistance
The prevention of infection is central to health and wellbeing and the increasing threat of antimicrobial resistance. In human health and care settings the rapid evolution of resistance, particularly to antibiotics, will require nurses and other allied health professionals to adjust their clinical practice to reflect the evolving evidence base and models of service provision.
This innovative programme will prepare participants for current and future challenges to their roles that directly impact on the prevention or management of infection.
This programme is open to anyone regardless of RCN membership status.
It has been designed specifically to enable development of clinical and leadership skills in the prevention of infection. It will suit those whose roles contain a focus on the prevention of infection working in the NHS, independent sector and social care organisations at Band 6 and 7 or equivalent.
The course has been developed to support:
The aim is to critically evaluate the knowledge and evidence underpinning infection control practice and implement local and regional practice change.
Using a blended learning approach, consists of three face-to-face teaching days:
Cohort 2 - RCN HQ, London
23 September 2019 - 14 April 2020
Taught delivery dates: 23 September 2019, 9 December 2019 and 24 March 2020
Cohort 3 - Birmingham
29 September 2020 - 13 April 2021
Taught delivery dates: 29 September 2020, 8 December 2020 and 23 March 2021
Cost: £1,250 + VAT*
VAT registered Charities who pay for employees to undertake this module will be able to claim back the VAT.
For more information please read the programme outline.
*Price includes: programme materials, face-to-face tuition on three days, online educational resources, six coaching sessions and portfolio assessment.
For more information please read the programme timetable.