- Code: HLTH.7508
- Fee: $1,710*
- Level: 7
- Credits: 30
- EFTS: 0.25
- Subject: Health Studies, Nursing
|Time in class||100 (approximate total hours)|
|Offered (indicative)||Semester 1, Semester 2|
Graduate Certificate in Infection Risk Management (Level 7); |
Graduate Diploma in Infection Risk Management (Level 7);
Students will acquire knowledge and understanding of the characteristics of common pathogenic microorganisms, antimicrobial resistance, and responses to infection.
- Demonstrate knowledge of microbiology and antibiotics in relation to infection prevention and control.
- Describe the structure and function of microorganisms and how these relate to pathogenicity and virulence.
- Identify commonly used laboratory techniques and demonstrate an understanding of their application to infection prevention and control practice.
- Examine the difference between innate and acquired, natural and artificial immunity.
- Critically discuss the development, and use of antimicrobials and their relationship to resistance.
*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.
*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016
Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017