Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Professional Diploma in Infectious Diseases
Duration: 9 Months
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
Enhance your career and clinical expertise with a Professional Diploma in Infectious Diseases from a world leading postgraduate training body
Infectious diseases (ID) are some of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality globally, with two-thirds of the deaths of children under five years of age being caused by infectious diseases. The prevention and treatment of infections is a priority for global health. Malaria, Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS continue to contribute significantly to the global burden of disease and in addition to the SARS-COV2 pandemic, the focus on the prevention and management of ID is at its greatest. In addition, hospital-based infections and antibiotic resistance are ongoing, urgent challenges which every health worker should be prepared for.
This 9-month programme is accredited by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Est. in 1654, the RCPI is one of the most prestigious postgraduate medical training bodies in the world. The programme is delivered in conjunction with iheed, the RCPI partner for online medical education delivery.
Designed by world-leading experts in the area of Infectious Disease, this programme aims to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of the multiple disciplines that must align to deliver effective control of human pathogens in the hospital and community settings. The programme will provide you with an in-depth understanding of both the theoretical and practical aspects of infection including monitoring, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
Accredited by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
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Why study online with iheed
Enhance your CV, boost your career
An RCPI Diploma can help early-stage clinicians secure more senior positions. The qualification can also aid established clinicians to expand their role and scope of practice.
Our tutor faculty comprise world-leading infectious disease practitioners. They are practicing clinicians working at the coalface of Infectious Disease Management.
A world-class online learning experience
The programme is a truly transformative user experience. The content is rich, compelling, engaging and innovative. It includes interactive video, 2D & 3D animations, medical imagery and instructional competency-focused pedagogy.
A Truly Global Programme
Developed by international infectious disease experts. Participants from across the globe (50+ nationalities) study together, learning from each other's experiences and challenges.
A World Leading Brand
Est. in 1654, the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland is one of the most prestigious postgraduate medical training bodies in the world.
Enhanced Patient Outcomes
Graduates of this programme report a significant improvement in infectious disease management. They have reported a substantial improvement in patient outcomes.