Webber Training - Upcoming Teleclasses

    • Interpreting research evidence: A key skill for infection control professionals

      Date: August 16th, 2018

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Prof. Donna Moralejo , Memorial University School of Nursing, Newfoundland


      Objectives:

      By the end of the session, the participants will be able to:
      1) identify sources and types of evidence and their uses;
      2) explain the rationale for critically appraising evidence;
      3) critically appraise key elements of individual research studies and a body of evidence;
      4) identify key principles for making evidence-informed recommendations, especially when evidence is limited.

    • Molecular diagnostics and its role in infection prevention

      Date: September 6th, 2018

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Sanchita Das, University of Chicago

      Objectives:

      – Rapid molecular diagnostics are available for multiple infectious diseases that have implications for Infection Control such as C. difficile, MRSA, and even rapid blood culture
        – Brief introduction to the molecular methods their advantages and limitations
      – How infection prevention can take advantage of rapid molecular diagnostics and how this changes their practice

    • Neonatal sepsis prevention in low-resource settings

      Date: September 13th, 2018

      Time: 10:30 am PST

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

      Objectives:

      To be posted

    • The silent tsunami of azole-resistance in the opportunistic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus

      Date: September 20th, 2018

      Time: 10:30 am PST

      Speaker: Prof. Paul E. Verweij, Radboud University Center of Expertise in Mycology, The Netherlands

      Objectives:

      • Understand the current epidemiology and selection routes of azole resistance in A. fumigatus
      • Understand the clinical implications of azole resistance
      • Be able to discuss the different management options
      • Understand which research should be prioritized to address the problem
    • 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

 

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.