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Welcome to Infection Prevention and Control, presented by St. Patrick’s Home of Ottawa.

This e-learning course covers the why infection control is important, the common infections that need to be managed and the standard precautions that should be taken. As well as the practical aspect of infection control, there is also a focus on the policies, procedures, systems, and laws that care professionals must be aware of.

This self-paced course is includes case studies, simulations, narration, video and questions. You must achieve a minimum of 80% on each module’s Final Quiz in order to receive a certificate of completion.

The e-learning course is available online 24/7 and can be accessed from any computer – no special software or hardware is required. You can use a computer, tablet or smartphone. It is best to have an up-to-date browser.

The course consists of the following modules:

Module 1 – The Chain of Infection
Module 2 – IPAC While Supporting Residents at Mealtime

Module 3 – IPAC While Supporting Residents with Bathing, Dressing and Grooming

Module 4 – IPAC While Supporting Residents with Peri-Care, Continence Care, and Using the Toilet

Module 5 – IPAC While Administering Medication

Once you have completed each module, please either print the certificate of completion or email it to Ayoub Abulkhir at

We hope you enjoy this course and that it provides value when assisting a resident at St Patrick’s Home of Ottawa.

Course Content

Module 1 - The Chain of Infection
Module 2 - Supporting Residents at Mealtime