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50 min
100 AED

Infection Prevention and Control Practices and the Threat of Healthcare-Associated Infections

08 June Monday
GMT+4 19:00 PM
For Doctors
Hard skills

OVERVIEW

This webinar will present core infection prevention and control practices that should be implemented in all healthcare settings, and then describe examples to illustrate how gaps in practices can lead to transmission of healthcare-associated infections, such as:

  • Overarching administrative and engineering concerns
  • Lack of leadership support for IPC and related activities
  • No plan to monitor adherence to basic IPC practices such as standard precautions
  • Poor facility design
  • No system to detect healthcare-associated infections or related outcomes
  • Specific transmission threats
  • Antimicrobial resistant organisms such as CRE
  • Contaminated plumbing systems
  • Unsafe injection practices
  • Reusable medical devices and problems with high-level disinfection and sterilization
  • Respiratory infections and triage
  • Cleaning and disinfection of patient care areas

 

Goals of this webinar are:

  • To understand core infection prevention and control practices that should be implemented in all healthcare settings
  • To describe selected emerging infectious threats in healthcare settings
  • To identify prevention strategies for healthcare-associated infections

 

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Alshami Medhat
Only registered users can participate in the webinar. The profile must be fully completed with the most current information.
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  • Internet-enabled device: PC, laptop, tablet;
  • Internet speed at least 1024 Kbps;
  • The presence of speakers and / or headphones on the device;
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When you join the webinar, please write in the webinar ID: 978571993