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March 5th Topic Speaker Name Handouts
8:00–8:30

Registration and Breakfast

Exhibitors

8:30–8:40

Welcome and Opening Remarks

PICNet Co-Director

 
8:40–9:00

Update on PICNet

Bruce Gamage, PICNet

 
9:00–10:30

Leadership Lessons

Robyn Roscoe, BSc, PMP
Director, Management and Administration,
BC Cancer Agency Genome Sciences Centre

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10:30–11:00

Health Break

Exhibitors

 
11:00–12:00

CAUTI (catheter associated urinary tract infections)

Robert Garcia, BS, MMT (ASCP), CIC
Infection Control Preventionist
sponsored by Sage Products

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12:00–1:00

Lunch

Exhibitors

 
1:00–2:00

Patient hand hygiene

Jocelyn Srigley, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Director of Infection Prevention and Control
Provincial Health Services Authority

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2:00–2:45

Exposure of healthcare workers to TB: pre-employment screening, follow-up screening, etc.

Manav Gill, RN(c) BSN MHA
Manager Public Health & Education Services, BC Centre for Disease Control

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2:45–3:15

Health Break

Exhibitors

 
3:15–4:15

Green environmental cleaning

Mark Heller, MBA
Chair, Environmental Hygiene Interest Group, Infection Prevention & Control – Canada
and
Daniel Daggett, PhD
Director, Product Stewardship and Sustainability, Sealed Air
sponsored by Sealed Air

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March 6th Topic Speaker  
8:00–8:30

Breakfast

Exhibitors

 
8:30–9:15

Outbreaks can happen anywhere: some examples of unique issues in places like corrections or forensic facilities

Ron Morley, RPN
ICP, Forensic Psychiatric Hospital, PHSA

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9:15–10:15

Evidence: the strong, the weak and the things that make you go hmm…

Dr. Victor Leung
Medical Microbiology, Infectious Disease, Providence Health Care

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Video

10:15–10:45

Health Break

Exhibitors

 
10:45–11:30

Shingles in immunocompromised patients:
an infection control perspective

Dr. Ghada Al-Rawahi
Medical Microbiologist, PHSA

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11:30-12:15

Ebola: risks and realities for BC

Dr. Bonnie Henry,
Deputy Provincial Health Officer

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12:15–1:15

Lunch

Exhibitors

 
1:15-2:15

Updates on CPOs: what we know so far

Manal Tadros
Medical Microbiologist, Fraser Health
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Introduction slides: Bruce Gamage

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2:15 – 3:00

Analyzing research: where do I start?
Introduction to PHAC’s Critical Appraisal Toolkit

Joanne Archer, RN, BTech, MA, CIC
Education and Practice Coordinator, PICNet

PHAC Toolkit (PDF)

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Video

3:00 – 3:15

Wrap-up and door prizes

Bruce Gamage, PICNet

 

 

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