ISICC Pandemic Infection Control Program

ISICC Pandemic Infection Control Program
The ISICC is an internationally recognised qualification and is in operation in 6 other countries around the world. This course was developed by Professor Laurance Walsh, a leading researcher in clinical microbiology, biofilm ecology, biocides, and clinical infection control from Australia who received the Office of the Order of Australia and sits on numerous regulatory bodies including Standards Australia.

This qualification demonstrates that you support a global standard of safety and are educated and proficient in understanding Covid-19 related hygiene and safety measures necessary to ensure your therapists, staff and clients are being treated in a safe environment. These standards complement our NZ specific Health and Hygiene Guidelines.
Price:
NZ$ 145.00
UOM:
Course
 

This program is designed to define standards of infection prevention practices that are used in the workplace where procedures in the areas of aesthetics, cosmetic tattooing and dermal therapies are being provided.

It is designed to educate practitioners by providing evidence-based information and recommendations around infection control measures that can provide the safety of staff and of clients and consumers during the unique challenges posed by pandemics of respiratory viruses, including human influenza viruses and coronaviruses. Completion of this program will allow staff to demonstrate that they are working proactively to minimize the risks involved in working within these industry sectors. These safe working practices support business continuity and reduce the need for restrictions and business closures during pandemics.

The PAN001: Pandemic Infection Control Certification Programme consists of:a study guide requiring 20 - 30 hours of study which can be undertaken over 4 weeks at your own pace consits of 5 modules

    1. Pathophysiology of infection and infection pathways
    2. Infection prevention
    3. Safety protocols and procedures (PPE, cleaning, air quality etc)
    4. NZ Specific response and actions
    5. Checklist creation
  • An open book multichoice test. 90% pass mark is required to gain your certificate 

Download the attached study guide. When you are ready please print off the multiple choice test, complete it, scan (or photograph) it and send it to admin@nzbpst.co.nz.

If you achieve 90% (27 correct answers / 30 questions), you will receive your personalised certificate.

On qualifying you will receive, 
  • Your Pandemic Certificate and pledge (can be displayed on your wall) 

  • Our Pandemic response Plan for everyday instructions on Covid health and safety requirements. 


  1. Pathophysiology of infection and infection pathways
  2. Infection prevention
  3. Safety protocols and procedures (PPE, cleaning, air quality etc)
  4. NZ Specific response and actions
  5. Checklist creation

This course material is Copyright ISICC and may only be used by the person ordering. It may not be copied or distributed in any form.

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