Competencies for a junior specialist – introductory level

  • Contribute to the ongoing accreditation, certification, evaluation and normalisation processes within the healthcare organisation
  • Contribute to the integration of infection control activities within the healthcare organisation’s quality promotion and patient safety programmes
  • Prepare, conduct and coordinate audits of professional practices related to infection control in clinical areas
  • Collaborate with HCWs, patients and their relatives in evaluating the infection control aspects of quality and patient safety programmes

Competencies for a senior specialist – expert level

  • Contribute to the ongoing accreditation, certification, evaluation and normalisation processes within the healthcare organisation
  • Contribute to the integration of infection control activities within the healthcare organisation’s quality promotion and patient safety programmes
  • Prepare, conduct and coordinate audits of professional practices related to infection control in clinical areas
  • Lead (where appropriate) and support other stakeholders, e.g. HCWs, consumers and consumer groups to establish and evaluate the infection control aspects of quality and patient safety programmes