NSU, Canadian College launching course on infection prevention

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Staff Reporter

The National Skills University Islamabad enters in partnership with the Bay River College, Calgary, Canada, for launching sixteen weeks certificate course on Infection Prevention and Control.

This online course is endorsed and accredited by Infection Prevention and Control Canada that empowers healthcare professionals to exercise best practices for saving the lives of medical and paramedical staff, including their patients, while serving in hospitals during highly infectious pandemics like COVID-19.

During a meeting among the Vice Chancellor, National Skills University Islamabad, President Bay Rive College Mr. Arshad Mahmood, and NAVTTC Director General (DG) Naeem Siddiqui, formalities for launching this course were finalized.

According to the President Bay River College, Calgary, Canada, National Skills University Islamabad will be the focal point for delivering this course and enrollment of students in the East Mediterranean Region (EMRO) and across the country in Pakistan.

The NAVTTC will be the coordinating body for providing support in course delivery and further refinement.

Prof. Mukhtar, Vice Chancellor of National Skills University, thanked President of the Bay River College for waiving the first batch fee.

As such there will be no tuition fee for the first batch except a nominal registration charges by the NSU.

This course will be delivered online by Canadian experts, followed by examinations/assessments. Clinicians and paramedical staff will be given priority for admission.