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Water Management Society expands training on controlling waterborne pathogens risks

* Water-Management-Society.jpgThe Water Management Society has introduced a second module to its City & Guilds accredited training course, 'HTM 04-01 Water Hygiene Training: Managing and Controlling the Risk of Waterborne Pathogens in Water Systems'.

This additional one-day course will cover the sampling, detection and enumeration of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Legionella pneumophila according to the most probable number (MPN) method, and can be undertaken alongside the existing first module, or as a standalone course.

The topics covered in the new course will include:

* Background information and problems in healthcare with specific references to P. aeruginosa and L. pneumophila
* Sampling techniques: ISO 5667-1 / ISO 19458, BS 7952 and HTM 04-01
* The description and assessment of aseptic technique and practical instruction and guidance for sampling, testing and reporting of P. aeruginosa (MPN method) and the sampling, testing and reporting of L. pneumophila (MPN method)

The inaugural new course, which will conclude with a 60-minute written exam, will be held on Tuesday, 28th November. In 2018, there will be four opportunities to attend the two modules on successive days: March 6th/7th; June 19th/20th; September 26th/27th and November 6th/7th.

Successful delegates will also be awarded six Continual Professional Development (CPD) points per day that they opt to attend.


16th November 2017

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