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Infectious Diseases 2015 Workshop
Thursday, October 8, 2015 08:00 am to Friday, October 9, 2015 03:30 pm
Venue: Chestnut Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto ON, M5G 1R1
Infectious Diseases
City: Toronto
Format: In Person

​Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties.

Public Health Ontario’s Infectious Diseases 2015 Workshop is a two-day professional education event focused on building capacity, sharing expertise, and guiding action to prevent and mitigate transmission of infectious diseases.

Recommended audience
The symposium is designed for those already working in the field and interested in infectious disease prevention, surveillance and management. The target audience includes public infection prevention and control/communicable disease program managers, public health nurses, public health inspectors, epidemiologists and communications colleagues working in CD/IPAC and surveillance.
An application to CIPHI Ontario Branch for Professional Development Hours (CoPE) will be submitted.

Key themes
The themes for this workshop focus on surveillance, disease prevention and control, infection prevention and control and communication. These key activities are critical to inform and strengthen our collective responses for effective prevention and mitigation of infectious diseases of public health importance.
Breakout sessions will be an opportunity to explore and exchange ideas between colleagues from Public Health Ontario, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and local public health units.

The objectives of this workshop are to:
• Discuss planned and existing provincial strategies and frameworks relevant to surveillance
• Strengthen skills and knowledge in infection prevention and control through skill building and collaboration.
• Effectively apply public health management tools in response to suspected infectious diseases
• Discuss the development and implementation of innovative approaches to reaching and influencing clinicians behaviour
• Develop professional networks within the infectious disease and infection prevention and control related community

This event has been reviewed by CoPE and has been approved for 9.25 PDHs.

To view the accommodation information associated with this event, please click here.


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If you require accommodations to participate in this event, please contact 647-260-7100 or

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