- review the epidemiology of seasonal influenza (including H1N1) in Ontario during the 2013-2014 season
- discuss emerging avian influenza strains, including H5N1 and H7N9
- review the current state of influenza vaccination in Ontario
- apply lessons learned during this influenza season in order to enhance future influenza prevention efforts
Jocelyn has been interested in infections ever since seeing the movie Outbreak. After finishing medical school at University of Toronto, she trained in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and Medical Microbiology at McMaster University. She subsequently completed a clinical fellowship with the IPAC Department at University Health Network and a Master of Science in Health Services Research at University of Toronto, with a thesis on the Hawthorne effect in hand hygiene compliance monitoring. Jocelyn is currently the Associate Medical Director of IPAC at Hamilton Health Sciences and an Assistant Professor at McMaster University. She also works part-time as an IPAC Physician at Public Health Ontario, focusing primarily on the Just Clean Your Hands program. Her research interests include hand hygiene, behaviour change, organizational culture, and antimicrobial stewardship.
Infection Control Professionals, Health Care Professionals in Acute Care, Long-Term Care, Community and Public Health
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