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Thursday March 9, 2017

March 9th Topic   Presenter
8:00–8:30 Registration and Breakfast   Exhibitors
8:30–8:40 Welcome and Opening Remarks   Linda Hoang
PICNet Medical Co-Lead
8:40–9:00 Update on PICNet   Bruce Gamage
9:00–9:45 Employee engagement and workplace happiness PDF

Arden Krystal RN MHA
Executive Vice President, Patient & Employee Experience, PHSA
9:45–10:15 Health Break   Exhibitors
10:15–11:15 Whole genome sequencing and what we are learning about CPO transmission   Dr. Linda Hoang MSc, MD, DTM&H, FRCPC
Medical Microbiologist BCCDC and Co-Medical Lead, PICNet

Dr. Elizabeth Brodkin MD, FCFP, MHSc, FRCPC
Executive Medical Director, Infection Control and Medical Health Officer, Fraser Health Authority

11:15–12:00 Interactivity   PICNet Education Steering Committee
12:00–1:00 Lunch   Exhibitors
1:00–1:45 Pediatric diarrheal illness PDF Dr. David Goldfarb MD FRCPC
Clinical Associate Professor, UBC
Medical Microbiologist, BC Children’s Hospital, PHSA
1:45 – 1:50 Groovy Movement   Joanne Archer, PICNet
1:50 – 2:35 Using ultraviolet light for disinfection of surfaces PDF Dr. Liz Bryce MD FRCPC
Medical Microbiologist and Regional Medical Director for Infection Control at Vancouver Coastal Health, Acute and Co-Medical Lead, PICNet
2:35–3:05 Health Break   Exhibitors
3:05–3:50 Patient Citizen movement PDF Carolyn Canfield
Citizen-Patient; honorary lecturer, Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia
3:50- 4:05 Groovy Movement and wrap-up   Joanne Archer and Bruce Gamage


Friday March 10, 2017

March 10th Topic   Speaker
8:00–8:30 Breakfast   Exhibitors
8:30–9:15 BCaLM: (British Columbia associated Lyo-Biota) for management of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection PDF Dr. Christine Lee MD, FRCPC
Professor, Dept of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at McMaster University; Clinical Professor, UBC
9:15–10:00 Registration regulations and rules: How products come to market PDF Jim Gauthier MLT, CIC
Senior Clinical Advisor, Infection Prevention
Sealed Air Diversey Care
10:00–10:30 Health Break   Exhibitors
10:30–11:15 Infectious diseases and First Nations people PDF Isobel McDonald RN BScN MEd
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Public Health, First Nations Health Authority

Shawana Buchholz RN MPH
Clinical Nurse Educator Health Protection, First Nations Health Authority

11:15–12:00 Contact and disease transmission through the lens of fluid fragmentation   Lydia Bourouiba, PhD
Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Assistant Professor, The Fluid Dynamics of Disease Transmission Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch   Exhibitors
1:00 – 1:45 Fresh thinking needed or ELSE! Infection control practices in units with behavioral issues PDF Barley Chironda MSc (c) RPN CIC
Healthcare National Sales Director and Infection Control Specialist, Clorox Professional Products Company
1:45 – 1:50 Groovy Movement   Joanne Archer, PICNet

Short n Snappy Presentations

1:50– 2:05 Implications of TB PCR testing for frontline ICPs PDF Sheena Badh BSN RN, Ka Wai Leung BSN RN MPH CIC, Lesley Pike BN RN
Fraser Health Authority
2:05 – 2:20 What is a Value Analysis Team? PDF Gail Holmes RN BScN MHA
BC Clinical and Support Services (BCCSS)
2:20-2:35 Improving patient hand hygiene: Staff engagement and barriers to the implementation of patient hand wipes before meals PDF Danielle Richards RN BScN MA
Providence Health Care
2:35–2:45 Groovy Movement   Joanne Archer, PICNet
2:45 – 3:15 Door prizes and Wrap-up   Bruce Gamage


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