Surveillance and meta-competence

Event Description

19 - 20 September 2022
Nicosia, Cyprus

This 2-day interactive course provides a comprehensive view of the basic concepts of surveillance and introduces participants to a European perspective in infection prevention and control. It is carefully structured to support knowledge and competence building, through experiential learning, practical sessions and interactive lectures.

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.


  • Key surveillance principles and structures, including data interpretation, management resources and surveillance networks 
  • Cultural, structural and social determinants in infection prevention and control 
  • Knowledge, perspectives and attitudes of patients and healthcare professionals 
  • Interplay between diagnostics and therapeutics 
  • National, regional and international epidemiology of communicable diseases, antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial consumption

Course coordinator:

Constantinos Tsioutis, Cyprus


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: 

School of Medicine, 
European University Cyprus
6 Diogenis Str., Engomi 2404, 
Nicosia, Cyprus


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 20.08.2022.

Registration Fees



ESCMID Members:

EUR 100

Non-ESCMID Members:

EUR 120