The page provides information on education resources for health and social care staff and students in Scotland in relation to infection prevention and control. Keywords: IPC pathway; SIPCEP; infection control; infection prevention and control; IPC training
Welcome to the NES IPC Zone
Please note: If you are employed by the Scottish Ambulance Service please complete any eLearning modules on the IPC Zone on the learnPro NHS site. You can use all other IPC Zone resources on Turas Learn.
The IPC Zone provides resources to support health and social care staff, students and volunteers in Scotland with education and training in respect of Infection Prevention and Control, Decontamination of Re-usable Medical Devices (Local and Endoscopy) and Antimicrobial Prescribing, Management and Stewardship.
In the IPC Zone you will find:
All learning resources on this site are free to use.
Check the National Infection Prevention and Control Manual (NIPCM) for national IPC guidance.
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A staged pathway of infection prevention and control education for all Scottish health and social care staff and students to enable them to continuously improve their knowledge and skills around infection prevention and control as part of their role.
You can find further help and information on the SIPCEP Guidance and Support page.
Supporting resources include:
The foundation layer comprises education resources covering all 10 Standard Infection Control Precautions and other introductory IPC topics.
The intermediate layer focuses on the application of knowledge and covers a range of topics with resources in a variety of formats.
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