Infection Control Certification Programme for Nurses - 2018


An intensive state of art review of infection control practices, suitable for those new to infection control or with an interest in Infection control.”

Medical advances have brought lifesaving care to patients in need, yet many of those advances come with a risk of hospital and patients at large.

Importance of Infection Control Certification Programme (ICCP)

ICCP is an endeavour towards preparation of a group of health care professionals with expertise which is essential for effective implementation of infection control practices across all health care settings. By the infection control certification program, we aim at developing specialized nurses in this field, equipped with adequate knowledge and skill needed for the maintenance of a safe hospital environment and health care delivery practices.


Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has conducted this certification program since 2011 and has certified 300 Registered Nurses from various parts of India over 18 Batches.

Training Overview

Infection control certification program is a distance education program delivered over a period of 8 weeks with 6 days mandatory contact sessions. There shall be an examination at the end of the course and the final evaluation is based on the completed log book, written exam and viva voce. Contact classes are arranged in two sessions of 3 days each.

Training package:

This includes printed course materials, log book and lectures by experienced resource personnel and field visit during contact programs.

Eligibility for admission

  • Diploma in GNM /Post Basic B Sc Nursing / B Sc Nursing degree/ M Sc Nursing Degree
  • Has an active license from any state nursing council in India.
  • Currently working in a hospital where course related activities can be performed

Application form will be available from

Staff Development Centre, AIMS, Kochi

Documents to be submitted along with an application form

  • Passport size photo - 1
  • Self-attested copy of the qualifying examination (B.Sc Nursing/GNM/Post basic B.Sc Nursing).
  • Self-attested copy of Registration certificate.
  • Self-attested copy of the experience certificate.
  • NOC [Original] from the current employer should be produced.

Original certificates to be produced at the time of admission


Tentative Schedule for ICCP – 2018

Batch no Date of programme Last date of Registration
Session 1 Session 2 *Online submission of documents Submission of hard copy of documents

ICCP - 19

08.02.2018 – 10.02.2018 05.04.2018 – 07.04.2018
ICCP - 20 07.06.2018 – 09.06.2018 02.08.2018 – 04.08.2018
ICCP - 21 11.10.2018 – 13.10.2018 06.12.2018 – 08.12.2018


Number of seats available: 25

For further information please contact:

Staff Development Centre, Nursing Services
Mobile no: 7034028810
Tel. No: 0484 2852336

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