Credentialing the infection control practitioner

Gardner, Glenn E. & Macbeth, Deborough (1997) Credentialing the infection control practitioner. Australian Infection Control, 2(4), pp. 19-20.

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Abstract

The following proposal is submitted by the AICA's credentialling and certification subcommittee for your consideration. It outlines a process and procedure for interim credentialling of infection control practitioners. In submitting this proposal, the subcommittee acknowledges that, while competency-based education is the preferred process for credentialling, there are clinicians who, in the absence of educational opportunities, have developed a specialist level of competency in infection control practice through self education and experience. Committee members also recognise the need for self-regulation of accrediting processes, to maintain standards in practice and support members in their clinical roles. We ask you to review the following proposal and invite your comments and critique, to be received by the last week in January 1998.

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ID Code: 56484
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1835-5617
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Deposited On: 16 Jan 2013 23:47
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2013 23:49

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