Learning Objective

  • To enhance managerial and technical skills in the field of Infection Control.
  • To develop critical thinkers who creatively engage in nursing processes to improve healthcare outcomes.
  • To develop caring and culturally responsive communication and interpersonal skill.
  • To develop capabilities for effectively leading interdisciplinary healthcare teams.
  • To understand nursing ethics and by laws.
  • To develop effective collaborators to effectively contribute to disease prevention, quality, safety and equality.

Eligibility Criteria

  • GNM
  • B sc Nursing
  • English competency - 40% Marks in 10 + 2
  • Basic computer knowledge -MS Office

Course Duration



Course Content

  • Epidemiology of infection
  • Routine practices & standard precaution
  • Nosocomial infections/ Healthcare associated infection – Prevention & Control
  • Infection control – investigation & Surveillance
  • Employee & Occupational health
  • Spill Management & Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  • Organization of infection control team in hospital
  • Outcome of program in hospital infection control

Course Highlights

  • Program pedagogy which includes Webinar, Student Faculty Chat by Subject Experts and Project Work.
  • Reference subject through E-library
  • Program materials developed by experts
  • Each block culminating into a qualifying assignment
  • Credit based teaching outcomes for global application

Learning Outcome

  • To enhance knowledge about Epidemiology of Infection
  • To acquire knowledge on Standard Precautions, Hand hygiene, Isolation Protocol, Personal Protective Equipment, Cleaning, Disinfection & Sterilization Practice.
  • To enhance knowledge on Hospital Acquired Infections/ Nosocomial Infection
  • To understand Surveillance Methodology and High-risk areas of the hospital
  • To develop skills on Statistics of surveillance data.
  • To enhance skill on Occupational Health Hazards.

Evaluations and Grading

  • Evaluations will collate candidate performance based on Self Assessment, Term End Assessment, completion of Project Work , participation in Webinar , participation in student-faculty chat.
  • Grading will be done based on alphabetical grade point percentage.


At the end of the program the student will be awarded a Certification from Astron Institute of International Studies.