Hospital Infection Control & Patient Safety (CHICPS)
Medical errors including hospital acquired infections are amongst the foremost causes of death or morbidity next to cardiac diseases & cancer resulting in functional disability, emotional suffering and economic burden among the hospitalized patients. Upsurge in awareness of patient rights & safety is increasingly leading to multitude of medico-legal litigations & demand for quality. Apart from mandated requirement for accreditation of hospitals, greater concern for healthcare professional safety & antibiotic resistance has created a huge need of competent workforce to administer & promote patient safety & infection control practices across all healthcare systems.
Keeping these issues on the forefront, this program is designed to impart knowledge and skill base required to foster practices of patient safety and infection control in hospitals amongst wide ranging health professionals.