SIPCEP Intermediate layer

Welcome to the Scottish Infection Prevention and Control Education Pathway - Intermediate layer. 

All learning resources on this site are free to use.

 

Intermediate layer

The principles in the intermediate layer relate to the application of knowledge into practice and motivation of staff.

The intermediate layer provides resources to:

  • Enhance 'clinical’ or ‘practical’ skills
  • Reinforce decision making and clinical reasoning
  • Develop Interpersonal and leadership skills

The resources cover a variety of topical areas as shown below.

 

Clinical Skills

A range of education resources are available from the Clinical Skills Managed Educational Network (CSMen) to support excellent in clinical skills education and improve patient safety and clinical outcomes. 

Access Clinical Skills Managed Educational Network (CSMen).

Human Factors (Ergonomics)

 

Human Factors (Ergonomics) is the study of human activity (inside and outside of work). Its purpose as a scientific discipline is to enhance wellbeing and performance of individuals and organisations.

A range of education resources are available from the Patient Safety Zone for further information and guidance.

Access Human Factors education resources, including an introductory eLearning module at 

https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/800/patient-safety-zone/human-factors