Webber Training - Upcoming Teleclasses

    • Healthcare-associated pneumonia that is not ventilator-associated: big problem, but guideline-free zone

      Date: November 7th, 2019

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Martin Kiernan, University of West London


      – Describe the epidemiology of NV-HAP (non-ventilator healthcare-associated pneumonia
- Review the literature on preventative interventions and detail the gaps in the evidence base
      – Propose potential strategies for reducing NV-HAP

    • AHEAD – a consolidated framework for behavioural infectious risks in acute care – part 2

      Date: November 14th, 2019

      Time: 10:30 am PST

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


      Continued from Part 1, broadcast on October 25, 2018 and available in the free-access Recordings Library

      – 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

    • Prioritizing research areas for antibiotic stewardship programs

      Date: November 21st, 2019

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Dr. Kathryn Suh, The Ottawa Hospital 


- To be posted

    • Positive deviance and hand hygiene: what can we learn from the best?

      Date: January 31st, 2020

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Josiane Létourneau, University of Montreal


- Present a study on nurses’ hand hygiene using a positive deviance approach
- Present and discuss the results of the study
- Discuss how positive deviance approach could be applied in healthcare settings

      Sponsored by GOJO Canada


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.