Projects
Name
STRATEGIES NOT PHARMACOLOGICAL IN THE CONTROL OF HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS
University
Venezuela (FEVESOCEM) - Universidad de Los Andes, San Cristobal
Domain
Biology
Departement
Department of Microbiology
Head
MD Renny Cardenas
Tutor
MD Jose Vicente Franco
Languages
English and Spanish
Duration
4 weeks
Availability
Cities/Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Augt Sep Oct Nov Dec
No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Type of Research Project
- Clinical Project without Laboratory work
What is the background of the project?
The project consists in the analysis and diagnosis of measures not pharmacological in the control of diseases infectious associated with the healthcare (defined as infections occurred to patients or health workers in the hospital environment during incubation time pathogen),through the planning of programs and subsequent evaluation of the interventions to decrease the prevalence of these infections. aim: , microbiological sampling and Offer the student the knowledge necessary for the implementation of a program of nosocomial surveillance. Techniques: Epidemiological analysisworkshops workers.
What is the aim of the project?
Offer the student the knowledge necessary for the implementation of a program of nosocomial surveillance.
What techniques and methods are used?
Epidemiological analysisworkshops workers.
What is the role of the student?
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
The student must acquire the necessary knowledge for the implementation of a program of nosocomial surveillance
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
1
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Basic medical sciences
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Yes
Hours
6
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
- Graduated students (less than 6 months)
- Pre-Medical students from the American-British system
Articles
- http://www.who.int/patientsafety/events/07/2.Mexico_Fact%20sheet_Infection.pdf.
- http://www.cfnavarra.es/salud/anales/textos/vol23/ suple2/suple8a.html.