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Workshop: Brant IPAC Network
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 08:30 am to 01:00 pm
Venue: Brant County Health Unit, 194 Terrace Hill St, 4th floor classroom
Topic:
Infectious Diseases
City: Brantford
Type:  
Format: In Person

Stay vital, relevant and up-to-date in your infection prevention and control practice!  Central South Infection Control Network will be joining the Brant County Health Unit to offer a variety of sessions including the following:

  • Safe Management of Urinary Tract Infections
  • TB Screening Recommendations
  • Strengthen Your IPAC Program in 10 Easy Steps
  • Big Shot Challenge Recap of the 2013/2014 Flu Season
  • Network with peers over lunch

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this session, participants will have a better understanding on how to distinguish asymptomatic bacterurias from symptomatic cases, be introduced to a preliminary auditing tool for their IPAC program within their home, review new recommendations for TB screening in their setting and compare how their home performed with resident and staff immunization for influenza.

Presenters:

Virginia Tirilis, Network Coordinator, Central South Infection Control Network, Public Health Ontario
Andrea Iacurti, Infection Control Consultant, Central South Infection Control Network, Public Health Ontario
Ruth Gratton, Infectious Disease Program Manager, Brant County Health Unit
Dr. Malcolm Lock, Medical Officer of health
Karen Mulvey and Marlene Jantzi-Bauman, Wellington-Dufferin Health Unit
Joan Millsap and Heidi Willekes, Infectious Diseases Program

Target Audience:

Retirement home and long term health care workers

Additional Information:

Public Health Ontario is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodations to participate in this event, or have any questions please contact Patricia Luis at patricia.luis@oahpp.ca or 866-681-4916.

 

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