PICNet Education Day

Free seminar sponsored by Hygie Canada

GI Infections: New Issues with Old Pathogens



8:00–8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30–9:30 Why ICPs have to “sweat the small stuff” – stool microbes and antimicrobial resistance in Canada Alison McGeer, Director of Infection Control at Mt. Sinai Hospital, and Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Public Health Sciences at the University of Toronto
9:30–10:30 Fecal Facts – The Good, the Bad, the Ugly of Human Waste Management Jim Gauthier, Infection Control Coordinator at Providence Care, and President Elect of CHICA-Canada
10:30–11:00 Coffee Break
11:00–12:00 CDI Treatment Conundrums – challenges in treating patients with C.Difficile and antibiotic resistance William (Bill) Bowie, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at UBC

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