The quality of care for people in internal medicine and infectious patients admission units is conditioned by the updating of the knowledge of the professionals who care for them. Get up to date on the nursing procedures and care that the professional must perform on infectious patients in the internal medicine service of hospital centers"

Within a healthcare context, social evolution requires care centers to be more competitive and oriented to improving the care response given to the patient. The volume of these changes and the speed with which they occur create a need for qualified professionals, trained in the right skills and who are capable of responding to the new changes by providing expert care.

Infectology has a very broad and innovative field of action. With the introduction of new technologies in the detection of pathologies, their attention and the necessary care for each process, the nursing professional is a key element in the multidisciplinary approach in each and every one of its aspects.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Infectology Applied to Nursing is aimed at updating the nursing professional's knowledge, bringing theoretical knowledge closer to practical work. This is of vital importance the professional qualification in this area for all health professionals working within the Health System.

Through this Postgraduate Diploma you will be able to update your knowledge in care for infectious patients, improve prognosis and reduce sequelae and complications"

This Postgraduate Diploma in Infectology Applied to Nursing contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market. The most important features of the program include:

  • Clinical cases presented by experts. The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic innovations in treating patients with infectious diseases
  • Presentation of practical workshops on diagnostic and therapeutic techniques most frequently performed in the internal medicine and infectious patients service
  • Algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the presented clinical situations
  • Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This course may be the best investment you can make when choosing a refresher program for two reasons: in addition to updating your knowledge on infectology, you will obtain a diploma from TECH Technological University"

Its teaching staff includes nursing professionals of reference, who contribute their work experience to this up to date program, in addition to other professionals specializing in the internal medicine service.

The multimedia content developed with the latest educational technology will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide immersive training program to train in real situations.

The design of the program is based on Problem-Based Learning, by means of which the nursing professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise throughout the program. All this is supported by an innovative interactive video system developed by recognized experts in nursing care in the internal medicine service and with extensive teaching experience.

This program offers training in simulated environments, which provides an immersive learning experience designed to train for real-life situations"

It includes clinical cases to bring the program's degree as close as possible to the reality of care in Nursing"


The structure of the contents has been designed by a team of professionals knowledgeable about the implications of nursing training in the internal medicine service, aware of the relevance of current knowledge in order to provide quality patient care and committed to teaching through new educational technologies.

This Postgraduate Diploma in Infectology Applied to Nursing contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market”

Module 1. Treatment of Patient with Prolonged Fever of Unknown Origin 

1.1. Introduction to Fever of Unknown Origin
1.2. Definitions.

1.2.1. Fever of Unknown Origin 
1.2.2. Hyperthermia

1.3. Classification of FUO

1.3.1. Classic FUO 
1.3.2. Nosocomial FUO 
1.3.3. Neutropenia FUO 
1.3.4. FUO associated with HIV

1.4. Etiology of FUO

1.4.1. Infectious 
1.4.2. Neoplasms. 
1.4.3. Non-infectious Inflammatory Diseases 
1.4.4. Miscellaneous

1.5. Diagnosis of FUO

1.5.1. Medical History. Anamnesis and Thorough Physical Examination 
1.5.2. Complementary Tests: Laboratory, Radiological Tests and Others.

1.6. Treatment of FUO

1.6.1. Antipyretics 
1.6.2. Specific Treatment

1.7. Evolution and Prognosis

Module 2.  Monitoring of a Nosocomial Infection 

2.1. Concepts.

2.1.1. Asepsis Antisepsis Sterile Technique

2.2. General Isolation Measures

2.2.1. General Isolation Techniques 
2.2.2. Clothing 
2.2.3. Disinfection

2.3. Infection Control Precautions

2.3.1. Standard Precautions 
2.3.2. Precautions Based on Transmission

2.4. Nosocomial Infections

2.4.1. Localizations 
2.4.2. Risk Factors. 
2.4.3. Types of Isolation 
2.4.4. Prevention of Nosocomial Infections

2.5. Preventions of Infections Associated with Various Hospital Procedures

2.5.1. Prevention of Nosocomial Infections Associated with Vesical Probing 
2.5.2. Recommendations for Preventing Infections Associated with the Insertion of Intravenous Catheters

2.6. Prevention of Infections of the Professional

2.6.1. Rules Vaccines Recommendations

Module 3. Caring for Patients with Sepsis and Septic Shock 

3.1. Basic Aspects

3.1.1. Concept. Epidemiology. Definitions.

3.2. Pathogenesis Clinical Manifestations

3.2.1. Pathophysiology and Pathogenesis 
3.2.2. Clinical Picture. Signs and Symptoms.

3.3. Complementary Evaluations. Diagnosis.

3.3.1. Complementary Evaluations. 
3.3.2. Diagnostic Etiological Syndrome 
3.3.3. Differential Diagnosis.

3.4. Treatment. Prognosis.

3.4.1. Support and Pathophysiological Treatment 
3.4.2. Etiological Treatment Antibiotics 
3.4.3. Prognosis.

3.5. Nurse Methodology in Situations of Sepsis and Septic Shock

3.5.1. Prevention. Control. Treatment.

Module 4. Caring for a Patient with HIV 

4.1. Basic Aspects and Diagnosis of HIV

4.1.1. Concept. 
4.1.2. Epidemiology. 
4.1.3. Pathophysiology.

4.2. Therapeutic Regime

4.2.1. Pharmacology. 
4.2.2. Nursing Care 
4.2.3. Health Education

4.3. AIDS

4.3.1. Prevention
4.3.2. Current Situation 
4.3.3. Advances

A unique, key, and decisive training experience to boost your professional development”