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All HAI education resources are now encompassed within the Scottish Infection Prevention and Control Education Pathway (SIPCEP)

All HAI related education resources are provided to staff working across social care in Scotland via the NES Turas Learn site. 

Accessing Turas Learn

Link to Turas Learn: https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/  

* Important*  

All HAI and IPC education resources are located in the IPC Zone. Please note that the IPC Zone is not open access.  Permissions are applied to Turas accounts based on sectors. All staff working across social care in Scotland will automatically be able to access the IPC Zone, once logged in to Turas.

For technical help, e.g. with account creation or login issues, please see the document How to report technical problems in Turas below.

Please see the documents below for information before you get started.

FAQ (pdf) (last updated 29/10/2018)

Account creation, sign in and locating HAI resources (pdf) (last updated 09/11/2018)

Module status, completion and certificates (pdf) (last updated 29/10/2018)

How to report technical problems in Turas (pdf) (last updated 29/10/2018)

How to reset the password in Turas (pdf) (last updated 29/01/2018)

What is included in the Scottish Infection Prevention and Control Education Pathway?

Visit the foundation layer pathway webpage to find out more about modules relating to Standard Infection Control Precautions (SICPs) and other introductory infection control topics.

Visit the intermediate layer pathway webpage to find out more about the resources across a range of topic areas including pressure ulcers and urinary catheterisation.

Visit the improvement layer pathway webpage to find out more about how to develop knowledge and skills in relation to infection prevention and control and quality improvement and lead on or actively participate in an infection prevention and control improvement project in your place of work. 


For any enquiries about SIPCEP, please contact hai@nes.scot.nhs.uk