A VICNISS Type 1 Education session designed for surveillance newcomers or ICPs that would like a refresher on VICNISS surveillance principles and any changes to the program is being held:
Date: Wednesday 21st October 2015
Time: 0900 -1630 hours
Venue: VICNISS Coordinating Centre
Seminar Room 1, Mezzanine Level
792 Elizabeth Street Melbourne
RSVP: by Friday 16th October to firstname.lastname@example.org
Morning tea and lunch will be provided. Venue is readily accessible by public transport. Car parking and other travel costs are at your own expense. If you have further queries please contact the VICNISS Coordinating Centre via email or phone 9342 9333.
The Alfred Hospital are hosting an Infection Prevention Study Day on 22 October 2015 between 0830 and 1630.
Venue: AMREP Lecture Theatre, Alfred Hospital, 55 Commercial Road, Prahran VIC 3181
Alfred Health Infection Prevention is providing an opportunity to increase your knowledge on Infection Prevention issues from experts in the field.
Presenters from Infectious Diseases, Staff Immunisation & Exposure Management, Infection Prevention and Microbiology will provide up dates on the latest issues.
This day will focus on:
• Antibiotic resistance & the emergence of new organisms • Microbiology • Emerging Viral Infections
• Immunosuppressed Patient and Infections
• Infection Prevention - A brief history & Preview of new IP DVDs
• Hear about the personal experiences of
- a HCW as a Patient
- a nurse working in an Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone
Program Enquiries or To Register:
To: Infection Prevention Alfred Health on 03 9076 3139 by 12 October 2015.
Morning tea, lunch and prizes included.
ALFRED HEALTH - NURSING EDUCATION
INFECTION PREVENTION STUDY DAY PROGRAM
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22nd 2015
0800 - 0830
Registration and welcome Gillian Land Infection Prevention Consultant
0830 - 0915 Antibiotic Resistance Up Date Professor Anton Peleg Professor of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Director, Dept of Infectious Diseases
0915 - 0945 A Doctor’s Perspective from the Other Side of the Bed Dr Glen Guerra Colorectal Research Fellow Peter McCallum Cancer Centre
0945 - 1030 Under the Microscope Amanda Dennison Principal Scientist Microbiology Alfred Health
1030 – 1045 MORNING TEA Trade displays
1045 - 1130 Infections in the Immunosuppressed Dr Orla Morrissey Infectious Diseases Unit
1130 - 1215 Emerging Viral Infections Professor Allen Cheng Infectious Diseases Physician Director of Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology
1215 - 1300 LUNCH Trade displays
1300 - 1400 Ebola Nursing in Sierra Leone Anne Lickliter Infection Prevention Nurse Consultant Austin Health
1400 - 1445 Staff Health Business Jonathan Chrimes Staff Immunisation & Exposure Management Alfred Health
1445 - 1515 MROs: An Alphabet Soup? Management of CRE Sue Borrell Senior Infection Prevention Consultant
1515 - 1600 A Brief History of Infection Prevention – from then to now! Previews of new Infection Prevention DVDs Infection Prevention Team
1600 - 1615 Quiz with Prizes Evaluations & Door prize Infection
Prevention Team Major Sponsor: Defries Industries
Associate Sponsors: Whiteley Corporation Ecolab and
Johnson & Johnson Medical P/L
6.5 hours contribute to professional development
$175 inc GST. RSVP 12th October.