Competencies for junior specialist (introductory level) and for a senior specialist (expert level):

  • Advocate and enable integration of risk management concepts (such as rapid reporting of adverse events or errors, without sanctions) and methods (such as systemic analysis, e.g. root causes of adverse events) in infection control activities within the healthcare organisation 
  • Contribute – if locally appropriate – to the ongoing risk management programme of the healthcare organisation by coordinating infection control activities with other safety programmes such as for transfusion, administration of drugs, or use of medical devices (coordinated communication, training, data collection or notification, etc.)