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Annual Toronto Fall Long-term Care IPAC Workshop
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 08:00 am to 03:30 pm
Venue: Parkview Manor, 55 Barber Greene Road #1
Infectious Diseases:Infection prevention and control
City: Toronto
Type: Workshop
Format: In Person

​Public Health Ontario and IPAC GTA jointly present the Annual Fall Long-Term Care IPAC Workshop 2016. The workshop is a full day professional education event focused on building IPAC capacity, sharing experiences, and guiding action to prevent transmission of healthcare associated infections.


  • David Sheridan B.Comm., M.A., Ed.D of Shercon Consultants will address practical adult learning techniques.
  • Co-presenter Jacquelyn Quirk, Evaluation Specialist in Infection Prevention and Control at PHO, will build on these strategies and techniques through an exploration of Implementation Science and its application in your workplace to sustain behaviour change.
  • Dr. Irene Armstrong, Associate Medical Officer of Health at Toronto Public Health will present the latest news and recommendations for the 2016-17 respiratory outbreak season.
  • Kathy Maxell will discuss best practices for cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization in non-acute settings.
  • Heather Candon will highlight how to evaluate research.

Learning objectives:

  • Learners will develop techniques to enhance adult education in the long term care setting
  • Learners will gain awareness about implementation science and its value in healthcare
  • Learners will increase understanding about how to evaluate, interpret and use IPAC research
  • Learners will understand public health recommendations, expectations and strategies to prepare for the 2016-17 respiratory outbreak season
  • Learners will explore an example of the adoption of best practices for cleaning, disinfection and sterilization in a local healthcare facility
  • Learners will enhance networking and develop connections with colleagues from peer organizations with shared interest in improving IPAC programs

Target audience:

Long-Term Care Professionals who are responsible for Infection Prevention and Control as well as local Public Health Units who work with Long Term Care 


The registration fee is $75.00 and registration is required.

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