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Fri, 17 Jan


The Westin Bahrain City Centre

Infection Prevention and Control Principles

5-CME Credit One-Day Workshop accredited by NHRA. Learn how to comply with Infection Prevention and Control Standards, develop evidence and improve safe medical practices. Know the chain of infection, standard precautions, sterilization, and CSSD, waste management & disinfection.

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Infection Prevention and Control Principles
Infection Prevention and Control Principles

Time & Location

17 Jan 2020, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Westin Bahrain City Centre, Manama, Bahrain

About the event

Infection prevention and control (IPC) is a scientific approach and practical solution designed to

prevent harm caused by infection to patients and health workers. It is grounded in infectious

diseases, epidemiology, social science and health system strengthening. IPC occupies a unique

position in the field of patient safety and quality universal health coverage since it is relevant to

health workers and patients at every single health-care encounter.


1. Understand the NHRA Accreditation standards of Infection Prevention and Control

2. Identify the Chain of infections

3. Identify the components of Standard Precautions

4. Hand Hygiene program and monitoring and auditing tools

5. Identify the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how & when to use them

6. Learn how to create and implement waste management system

7. Learn how to handle sharps and deal with sharp injuries

8. Learn the difference between cleaning, disinfections

9. Learn the sterilization process and the Central Sterilization Service Department CSSD

10. Know how to handle blood and body fluid spills

11. Identify how to create a policy and process to identify and report communicable



• All Healthcare Professionals

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