Implementation in Infection Prevention and Control

Event Description

02 - 03 November 2023
Zurich, Switzerland

The course combines advances of recent research in implementation science with infection prevention control topics. The platform of the course is built by the “Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research” (CFIR) and “Expert Recommendations for Implementing Change“ (ERIC).

Intended audience:

Medical doctors and pharmacists, nurses or other healthcare professionals with an MSc or PhD are eligible, provided they completed the basic module or have experience in IPC


  • To understand organisational culture and context 
  • To prioritize activities in infection prevention and control 
  • To learn strategies of implementation research 
  • To learn practical tools for implementation

Course coordinator: 

Raheelah Ahmad, United Kingdom 
Lauren Clack, Switzerland 
Carolyn Tarrant, United Kingdom 
Walter Zingg, Switzerland


European Committee on Infection Control (EUCIC) of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases


Course organisers will monitor attendance. Only participants attending live sessions will be able to receive the certification. 

Course Venue: 

University of Zurich Hospital, 
USZ Training Center, 2. Floor,
Zürcherstrasse 123, Schlieren/Zurich, Switzerland


Accommodation is not included in the registration.

Registration details: 

Registration fees include full access to the course, coffee breaks, lunches and dinners. Travel costs and accommodation are not included with either fee.  



Registration was closed on 22.10.2023.

Attendance Grant application

Attendance grant application is not applicable

Registration Fees



ESCMID Members:

EUR 450

Non-ESCMID Members:

EUR 600