Graduate Diploma in Infection Prevention and Control

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Program Description

Graduate Diploma in Infection Prevention and Control

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Programme information

  • Tuition fee $19,950
  • Intakes February, July, November
  • Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
  • Duration (length of study) 1 year

Programme aim

This graduate diploma enables students to develop the skills and knowledge to coordinate, develop and implement an infection prevention and control programme within a health, disability or aged care setting.

Award information

Included qualifications

Graduate Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control

  • To achieve the award of the Graduate Diploma in Infection Prevention and Control, students must pass a total of 120 compulsory credits.
  • To achieve the award of the Graduate Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control, students must pass the following courses: HLTH.7508, HLTH.7509, and HLTH.7510.

Knowledge and skills you will gain

Graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the professional and management issues pertaining to the implementation and coordination of an infection prevention control programme utilising evidence based and best practice research;
  • identify the criteria required for the development, coordination and implementation of an effective infection prevention and control surveillance system;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the principles of developing and implementing culturally appropriate infection prevention and control practices and procedures, including the implications of the Treaty of Waitangi for health care providers;
  • understand the chain of infection and its physiological basis;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the principles of epidemiology and epidemiological research;
  • analyse best practice strategies for managing and containing infectious diseases in health, disability and aged care facilities; and
  • critically analyse the requirements within hospital/long term care environments with relation to disinfection and sterilisation.

Entry criteria

Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations.

Career opportunities

Nurse or other health professional seeking to develop and coordinate an effective infection control programme

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 26, 2017
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New Zealand - Rotorua
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