Infection Prevention and Control: Challenges and Trends

The School of Medicine, European University Cyprus, the Cyprus Society of Chemotherapy and Infections, the Cyprus National Committee of the European Committee on Infection Control (EUCIC) the Mediterranean institute of research and education on prevention and treatment of infectious diseases and CyNMA-Branch of Infection Control Nurses invite you to the event “Infection prevention and control: challenges and trends”, that will take place on 5-6 May 2017 at the Cultural Center of the European University of Cyprus (EUC).

Infection prevention and control is an important part of everyday practice in all healthcare settings and there is an imperative need for continuous education on such matters. To coincide with the annual global campaign of the World Health Organization, which promotes hand hygiene each year on May 5th, this 2-day educational seminar will focus on the basic principles of infection and prevention and control.

Through educational lectures and workshops by experts of the field, it aims to provide healthcare professionals with new insights on infection and prevention and control, but also to help students of medicine and other health sciences to acquire basic information on IPC practices and principles.

The event is co-organized by the School of Medicine of  European University Cyprus,  the local committee of the European Committee of Infection Control (EUCIC), the Cyprus Society of Chemotherapy and Infections (CSCI), the Mediterranean Institute of research and education on prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, the Cyprus Nurses and Midwives Association-Branch of Infection Control Nurses, and is supported by the Cyprus Medical Students Association (CyMSA).

The event will receive eight (8) Continuous Medical Education (CME) and four (4) Continuous Nursing Education (CNE) credits will be provided by the Cyprus Medical Association and the Cyprus Nurses and Midwives Association, respectively.

We look forward to warmly welcoming you to this important public health initiative.


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