Available Courses

Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Prevention

Despite considerable research in the best practices, a huge number of countries including India are grappling with challenges of the Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) in the hospitals. Keeping the Indian healthcare setting in mind, there is an urgent need to minimise the SSIs. The course will provide a detailed insight into various factors involved in the development of SSIs, the preventive measures taken against and the best practices and guidelines used to identify and reduce SSIs.

The scope of the course is covered through 11 modules on topics such as Healthcare Associated Infections Prevention and Control, Surgical Site Infection Prevention: Best Practices etc. and participants will be able to learn about factors involved in SSI and how to cope with them, modes of transmission for important healthcare pathogens and how to interrupt them, along with good practices to reduce surgical site infection etc. Additionally, this course will walk through the basics of an establishing infection control programmer, monitoring, contributing elements and risk reduction strategies for SSI and improvement of surgical outcomes.

The course helps care providers in identifying opportunities to improve patient safety and improve patient outcomes among surgical patients.

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Medication Management (MM)

Despite medication being the most important aspect of patient care, its management has become a process of great complexity, often being marred due to reasons such as availability of thousands of drugs in the market, over-prescribing by doctors, eligible handwriting, incompetency of nurses and pharmacists, complicated systems of medication management within the hospital etc. which leads to an increased probability of medication errors of varied natures (even resulting in the fatality of or permanent harm to patients).

This is where our course on Medication Management (MM) comes in. Designed in 12 modules on topics such as Standard Treatment Guidelines, Antibiotic Stewardship Program and Hospital Drug formulary, the course will help participants learn about all the steps of medication management process including its audit and reporting and management of medication errors. The course will also help garner awareness among participants involved in the medication management process and enable them to design more efficient systems, identify and report on any potential and actual medication errors followed by appropriate preventive and corrective actions resulting in improving safety of patients and staff in any healthcare setting.

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Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)

It is CQI’s belief that there is always room for improving operations, processes and activities to increase the quality of any product. Through its process-based, data-driven approach to improving quality, CQI underlines the problems of ensuring continuous quality improvement as arising generally due to poor work design, unclear instructions or a failure in leadership.

The course will teach participants the importance of quality in a healthcare organization and by using CQI’s methods, contribute by implementing a project to improve processes of care and outcomes. The training will help you use structural tools for analysis, decision making and performance measurement and implement practical application of Quality management processes and tools are presented for the continuous improvement of organizational quality, ensuring better customer care and making Quality the utmost priority.

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Clinical Audit (CA)

Through our course on Clinical Audit (CA), participants will come to understand the clinical audit process and why it is carried out and what it achieves, dispelling any doubts or misconceptions about the audit as being a researched based or “fault” finding process. The participants will learn how to select the right topic for audit, to use the evidence of good practices in designing clinical audits, to formulate measures of quality based on evidence of good practice and also develop data collection tools and protocols to ensure patient confidentiality and data protection, to understand the use of statistics and data collection to identify the problems affecting quality care and to help clinicians manage review of clinical audit findings with their colleagues and be able to prepare clinical audit reports.

The certification will enable you to provide objective evidence of having acquired skills in clinical audit and help you in planning, conducting and analysing clinical audits in your organisation.

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