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Thursday March 8, 2018

March 8th Topic Presenter Slides
8:00–8:30 Registration and Breakfast Exhibitors  
8:30–8:40 Welcome and Opening Remarks PICNet Medical Co-Lead  
8:40–9:00 Update on PICNet Bruce Gamage
9:00–10:00 Courageously you! The leadership power of small acts Sabina Nawaz
Global CEO Coach, Leadership Keynote Speaker, CEO Nawaz Consulting
10:00 –10:30 Health Break Exhibitors  
10:30–12:00 Taking the snag out of your Catch-22: Ethical decision making
Interactive session
Duncan Steele MA, PMP, MHA(c)
Ethicist, System-Level Ethics, Fraser Health Authority
12:00–1:00 Lunch Exhibitors  
1:00–1:45 Waste woes: Do’s and don’ts Teri Guimond
Hazardous Waste Coordinator
Business Initiatives and Support Services
1:45 – 1:50 Let’s Dance Joanne Archer, PICNet  
1:50 – 2:35 For those who seek to study:
How ICPs can be involved with research
Jocelyn Srigley MD, MSc, FRCPC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Director, Infection Prevention & Control, PHSA
2:35–3:05 Health Break Exhibitors  
3:05–3:50 Genome sequencing meets shoe-leather epidemiology: Use of whole-genome sequencing data to investigate a cluster of NDM-positive Citrobacter freundii in British Columbia Katy Short
Epidemiologist, Fraser Health
3:50- 4:05 Let’s dance and Wrap-up Joanne Archer and Bruce Gamage  

Friday March 9, 2018

March 9th Topic Speaker Slides
8:00–8:30 Breakfast Exhibitors  
8:30–9:15 The art of execution: Examining the noose of implementation science Jason Tetro
Visiting Scientist, University of Guelph
9:15–10:00 The disinfectant duke-out Jim Gauthier MLT, CIC
Senior Clinical Advisor, Infection Prevention, Sealed Air Diversey Care
Dr. Titus Wong BSc, MD, MHSc, FRCPC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical Microbiologist, Infection Control Physician; Medical Lead, Infection Control, Vancouver Coastal Health
10:00–10:30 Health Break Exhibitors  
10:30–11:15 Critical device failure: Now what?

Emily Rose
Human Factors Specialist at Vancouver Coastal Health Quality & Patient Safety

11:15–12:00 Vaccinations: What’s new and/or improved? Dr. Monika Naus MD, MHSc., FRCPC
Medical Director, Immunization Programs and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Service at BC Centre for Disease Control
12:00–1:00 Lunch Exhibitors  
1:00–1:45 It’s all in your hands: Preventing hand dermatitis Monica Herrera MHA, CDMP
Clinical Duty To Accommodate Advisor DisAbility Programs, Workplace Health, Fraser Health
1:45–1:55 Let’s Dance (and bathroom break!) Joanne Archer, PICNet  
Short n Snappy Presentations
1:55–2:10 Microbial dissemination from a flushing toilet in a patient bathroom Jesse Cooper, Vancouver Coastal Health  
2:10–2:25 Introduction of a gastrointestinal pathogen multiplex panel and selective culture (GPMP&SC) testing algorithm to identify the causative agents of gastroenteritis Laina VanDenBoomen, Island Health Slides 
2:25–2:40 Planning education on the fly: Implementing a series of short n snappy IPAC in-services in a 230-bed residential care facility Eleanor Elston, Island Health Slides
2:40–3:05 Introduction to Critical Appraisal Toolkit Joanne Archer, PICNet Slides
3:05–3:10 Let’s Dance Joanne Archer, PICNet  
3:10–3:40 Door prizes and Wrap-up Bruce Gamage  


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