The innovative new course, to be piloted in spring 2018, will offer nurses working in infection prevention and control the skills to lead the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
The RCN Professional Development Course for Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is an introductory module designed for those whose role contains a focus on the prevention of infection working in the NHS, independent and social care sectors.
With antimicrobial resistance increasing globally, nurses play a key role in reducing the need for antibiotics and combatting this threat in all care settings.
This new course will prepare nurses for the current and future challenges to their work and help them to develop clinical and leadership skills in the prevention of infection.
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