Short Course in Basic Airborne Infection Prevention and Control - Contact Tuition


Tel: 087 821 1109

E-mail: Annatjie Peters <>

Address: P.O. Box 75324, Lynnwood Ridge, 0040


Who Should Enrol

Infection control personnel, occupational health nurse, occupational health and safety personnel facility maintenance personnel, environmental health practitioners; TB coordinators, quality assurance coordinators, facility, district and provincial managers, clinicians working in TB and HIV&AIDS programmes, architects, engineers and people working for infrastructure departments.

Course Design


Course Content

After completing this course, the participants should be able to:

  • Explain Infection Control

  • Develop a facility specific TB infection control policy.

  • Design and describe facility specific administrative procedures for patients.

  • Design and describe facility specific administrative operating procedures for staff.

  • Develop a facility specific TB infection control policy.

  • Define and describe various environmental TB IPC measures.

  • Describe various ventilation and disinfection mechanisms for enclosed spaces.

  • Describe basic requirements for safe sputum collection.

  • Differentiate between natural and mechanical ventilation.

  • Describe how to conduct different measurements for airflow.

  • Define UVGI

  • Describe contents of an effective respiratory protection programme.

  • Describe how to conduct a fit test and a fit check.

  • Explain steps to follow when donning a respirator.

  • Explain the HACCP process.

  • Describe how to conduct a risk assessment

  • Translate risk assessment outcomes into risk management plans

  • Develop M&E processes from the risk management plan


Participants are assessed through means of a multiple-choice questionnaire.


Will be awarded according to the specific accreditation of the specific registration body


After successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion by the Foundation for Professional Development.


R 2 760.00 (incl. VAT) The Course fee excludes all participating travel and accommodation costs.

Limited spaces are available. To avoid disappointment, please book early.


To promote the character and image of the Nurses professionally and publicly as caring and proficient.


Phone: 021 - 023 0752

Fax: 086 571 8288

Registered NPO: 2019/067177/08

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Membership is open to all nurses who are registered with the South African Nursing Council.

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