E-Learning  >  Infection Protection and Control

Course Description

The Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) program will provide learners in clinical settings with an understanding of the foundational elements of IPAC that includes the modes of vector transmission, infectious disease processes, routine practices for IPAC, epidemiology investigation and surveillance, epidemiology of healthcare-acquired infections, management of IPAC and outbreak control in the clinical setting. The program is focused on improving IPAC knowledge that will help to decrease the risk of transmission in health care work environments and ultimately protect the patients we care for and the healthcare providers we work with. This course provides online asynchronous learning- developed by an IPAC certified practitioner, facilitators provide reading materials, activities, feedback and a weekly quiz/assignment that can be accessed at any time each week.

Course Content

9-week asynchronous online course

Course Objectives

The WeRPN IPAC course is designed to provide learners with education and tools to support an understanding of IPAC in health care.

Day & Time

Asynchronous discussions in e-learning environment


Must be an RPN or other health care professional. Participants must have access to a computer, the Internet and possess basic computer skills to participate in the electronic class discussions.

Program Length & Delivery

The program is an nine-week e-Learning course.


Upon completion, you will receive a certificate from WeRPN.


For course information please contact Sharon Foster, at sfoster@werpn.com or call (905) 602-4664 x 225.

Register today: https://eshop.werpn.com/product-category/education-courses/


Co facilitated by Adel Coulter and Francine Georgopolous.

Adel Coulter has 15 years experience as a Registered Practical Nurse. She achieved and has maintained her certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC) through the Certification Board of Infection Control in 2015 and has spent the past 7 years of her career working with a rural Ontario Public Health Unit. Her work has focused on reportable infectious diseases, outbreak management, infection prevention and control (IPAC) activities, assessment, investigation and consultation in variety of healthcare and non healthcare settings. She is also the acting chapter president for her local IPAC Canada Chapter.

Francine Georgopolous, RPN is a Professional Practice Associate at WeRPN.com. You can reach Francine at fgeorgopolous@werpn.com


Course Cost

WeRPN Members:  $275.00 + HST = $310.75
Non-Members:  $357.50 + HST = $403.98


This course is limited to 25 participants;  registration is available on a first-come first serve basis, however, a waitlist will be available with notification provided to interested registrants.

To register please contact sfoster@werpn.com for assistance or register online at: https://eshop.werpn.com/product-category/education-courses/

Course Refund Process

  • If you would like to withdraw from a course, please submit written notice prior to the date the course begins to be eligible for a refund (less a $25 administration fee).
  • Deferring a course to a later date will not incur the administration fees and the participant may select any course within one year of the initial registration date without penalty.
  • Course fees are non-refundable after 50% completion of the course duration
  • A request for a refund at any other point during the course must be submitted in writing for a partial refund (less the $25 administrative fee)

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