Infection Prevention and Control for Intermediate and Long Term Care (ILTC) Sector

Online Course / Self-paced

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Course Fees

Course Information

Healthcare-associated infections is a major health problem. The newly identified novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has created alarm and caused global concern because of its similarity to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome). Infection control is an important and integral part in healthcare. With care increasingly delivered in intermediate and long term setting (ILTC), residents and health care professionals may potentially be exposed to the infection through inadequate infection control and prevention practices (Ministry of Health Singapore). You can play a part in curbing this problem by equipping yourself with professional knowledge and skills in the control of infections and diseases through this microlearning module!

Learning Outcomes

This course is designed to equip and update healthcare professionals in the ILTC sector with the knowledge and skills for managing the prevention and control of infections.

In this course, you will:

  • Discover more about disease transmission, standard and transmission-based precautions
  • Gain knowledge on the use of appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Learn how to deal with biological waste disposal


The course is conducted online.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Course Fees

This course is an Online Course that you can take at your convenience. You will be emailed instructions immediately after successful payment. As this course is hosted by our partner Gnowbe, you will be directed to their website for payment.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Course Fees$49.00