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IPC Industry Masterclass

The Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) IPC Industry Masterclass is a half day workshop on infection prevention and control for industry partners. The purpose of this workshop is to bring together like-minded participants working in industry who are new to or have limited experience in infection prevention or control practices. This is an opportunity to learn more about basic infection prevention and control principles, and the drivers that impact upon governance, accreditation and safety and quality in healthcare.

This interactive workshop will offer plenty of opportunity for questions, discussion and networking with colleagues.

The masterclass will be presented by our education manager, Jackie Miley MSc, Cert IC, PG Cert PH, RN. Jackie has worked as a senior infection control practitioner, nurse manager, and operating room nurse and in Ireland, UK and Australia and has taught postgraduate modules in microbiology, immunology, infection prevention and control, communicable diseases, health promotion, finance for nurse managers and executives in Hong Kong and in the UK.

Target audience

Individuals working in organisations in the IPC sector who are new to or have limited experience in infection prevention or control practices.


  • $545 for ACIPC Members
  • $545 for non-members

Topics covered

  • Principles and foundations of infection prevention and control
  • Case scenarios and group activities to discuss the practical application of these principles
  • Influences on governance for infection prevention and control and antimicrobial resistance in Australia
  • Recent changes to the requirements of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standard: Preventing and Controlling Healthcare-associated Infection
  • Resources available to support infection prevention and control in Australia, including the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care
  • Update on the work of the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control

Certificate of participation

A certificate of participation will be provided to all participants.
Attendance does not imply or suggest endorsement by ACIPC of any individual company, product, or service.

For my Australian colleagues and contacts, ACIPC is the foremost provider of quality, evidence-based IPC education and I commend this series to you.

Ivan Obreza

National Sales Manager, Whiteley Corporation