Dual-Credit Infection Prevention and Control

Designed for: students in grade 11 and 12

Delivery: Online asynchronous

Length: February to June

Intake: Winter 2025


The chain of infection and methods of prevention and control of microorganisms, including blood-borne viruses such as hepatitis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) will be reviewed. Immunization, routine practice, additional isolation precautions, sterilization and disinfection, safety and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) are also covered.

Is this the right fit for me?

This program is the right fit for students in Grade 11 or 12 who:

  • are interested in pursuing further post-secondary education or a career in health care
  • enjoy working in a collaborative group environment
  • are comfortable independently completing online coursework.

Pathways to post-secondary

This course is featured in the following SAIT programs:

Download INFC-215 course pathways

Admission requirements

Students should be entering grade 11 or 12 in the same academic year as they begin INFC-215.

In order to be successful in this SAIT program, students are recommended to be on track to successfully pass the following courses or equivalents with an overall average of at least 60%:

  • Math 30-1 or Math 30-2
  • English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
  • Biology 20 or 30 and
  • Chemistry 20

There may be other pre-requisite or co-requisites required by the school board for admission into this dual-credit program. Check with your local school board for further information.

To qualify for graduation from SAIT, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete the course requirements within the prescribed timelines. 

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How to apply

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Course codes
Course Code Course Name SAIT Credits High School Credits
INFC-215 Infection Prevention and Control 1.5 Up to 5.0

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