Webber Training - Upcoming Teleclasses

    • Chlorhexidine use and bacterial resistance

      Date: September 27th, 2018

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Prof. Jean Yves Maillard, Cardiff University, Wales


      Objectives:

      To be posted

    • Infection control champions are made, not born

      Date: October 11th, 2018

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: TBA

      Objectives:

      
- Explore how regular and paced education and development can create an IC champion
      – Understand the role of IC certification in developing champions

    • Infection prevention core practices: Resetting the bar for safe patient care

      Date: October 18th, 2018

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Prof. Ruth Carrico, University of Louisville

      Objectives:

      – Identify infection prevention core practices that represent the foundation for safe care in all settings where care is delivered
      – Explore the necessary link between core practices and care competence
      – Using case scenarios, review the application of core practices

      Sponsored by GOJO (www.gojo.com)

    • “Ahead” – a consolidated framework for behavioural infectious risks in acute care

      Date: October 25th, 2018

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Prof. Hugo Sax and Dr. Lauren Clack, University of Zurich Hospitals

      Objectives:

      – Look at patient care as a continuum producing multiple behaviour-related infectious risk moments for patients
      – Appreciate the importance of moments with low individual risk for healthcare infections, but important cumulative risk due to their frequent occurrence
      – Learn about how an international panel of experts evaluated the risk of infectious outcomes following specific infectious risk moments
      – Get to know an observation-based taxonomy for classifying infectious risk moments
      – Consolidate these building blocks in a comprehensive framework on infectious risks in acute healthcare

    • Myths and facts regarding infection prevention and control in outbreak settings

      Date: November 8th, 2018

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Prof. Adriano Duse, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

      Objectives:

      
- To be posted

    • Hepatitis C in prisons – from individual care to viral eradication strategy: a benefit for the community

      Date: November 15th, 2018

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Dr. Roberto Ranieri and Dr. Ruggero Giuliani, Penitentiary Infectious Diseases Unit, Santi Paolo e Carlo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy

      Objectives:

      – provide an epidemiological overview on HCV infection among prisoners
      – represent the state of art about HCV management and treatment in prisons
      – show a model of care carried out in Milan correctional institutes (3600 inmates to date) aiming at eradication of HCV in prison
      – discuss the benefit of such an eradication for the entire community

    • Neonatal sepsis prevention in low-resource settings

      Date: November 22nd, 2018

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Prof. Dr Angela Dramowski, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town

      Objectives:

      To be posted

    • Infectious disease highlights and lowlights in 2018, and what to expect in 2019

      Date: December 6th, 2018

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Dr. Larry Madoff, ProMED Editor, Director, Division of Epidemiology and Immunization, Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health

      Objectives:

      
- Review the highlights of the 8th International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance
      – Discuss the most newsworthy outbreaks of 2018, and other diseases that were highly notable but didn’t receive the media attention
      – Anticipate potential infectious disease outbreaks and emerging diseases in 2019

    • The best ways to get your hospital to talk about infection control

      Date: December 13th, 2018

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Prof. Andreas Voss, Radboud University, The Netherlands

      Objectives:

      – Discuss the difference between our perceptions and the reality of our situation
      – Present 10 strategies to increase infection prevention and control conversations (and behavior) in a hospital

 

PICNet posts the Webber Teleclass schedule 1-2 months ahead; if you’d like to see the full year’s schedule, you can view it on the Webber Training website.