Clinell Training Package wins Best Educational App!

August 2017

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The Clinell Training Package has taken ‘Best educational app’ in the Best Mobile App awards. Developed in conjunction with some of the leading infection prevention and control (IPC) specialists in the UK, the Clinell Training Package is a tablet-based software package designed to arm infection prevention professionals with the very best tools in their fight against healthcare associated infections.

From advanced audit tools to simple games, the Clinell Training Package offers the most comprehensive IPC educational software suite available. Every training package a UV marker for effective auditing of cleanliness; the use of fluorescent marker mimics the microbiological data more accurately than other systems (such as ATP bioluminescence)1 and use of a UV marker system in an ICU resulted in 40% more surfaces being cleaned2. It also comes with a 50-page ‘Protecting the Patient’ supporting document that provides a thorough review of the latest clinical and scientific evidence.

The Clinell Training Package allows infection prevention specialists to make better, more informed decisions. It frees them up to spend more time engaging with staff and advocating evidence-based policy. Most importantly, the Clinell Training Package helps ensure every patient gets safe, effective healthcare.

The Clinell Training Package is available free* to acute healthcare customers, speak to your area manager to make sure you get access to your award-winning Training Package.

1 Rutala WA, Gergen MF, Sickbert-Bennett E, Huslage K, Weber DJ. Comparison of four methods to assess cleanliness. APIC; Fort Lauderdale 2013.
2 Carling PC, Parry MF, Bruno-Murtha LA, Dick B. Improving environmental hygiene in 27 intensive care units to decrease multidrug-resistant bacterial transmission. Critical care medicine. 2010;38(4):1054-9.
* Subject to minimum spend.

GAMA Infection Prevention Scholarship Award

August 2017

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Building on the research collaboration with the College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare at the University of West London, GAMA Healthcare is providing scholarship opportunities to candidates studying a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Practice (Infection Prevention & Control).

The course is open to those currently working in the field and is an excellent stepping stone for IPC professionals looking to further their career. Commencing October 2017, for two applicants per year, GAMA will fully finance the tuition fees for the 2-year Postgraduate Diploma. At the end, students will either receive the standalone PG-Dip, or, complete a 3rd year at their own expense to convert to a full MSc. Further details about the course can be found by following this link.

Applicants must complete their first stage application with UWL (details of how to do so can be found on the UWL website) and then complete a GAMA IP Scholarship Award application form from either Dr Jennie Wilson (jennie.wilson@uwl.ac.uk) or by downloading from the button below before the 31st of August deadline. Successful applicants will be notified by the 21st of September.

Collaboration between UWL and GAMA Healthcare will help develop the careers of the next leading lights of the infection prevention & control community. The skills and experiences they develop here will shape infection prevention policies of the future and help win the fight against healthcare associated infections.

Any questions regarding the application process should be directed towards Dr Jennie Wilson (jennie.wilson@uwl.ac.uk)

Apply and fill out our application form below before the
31st of August

GAMA IP Scholarship Award Form

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