IPAC OTTAWA REGION (IPAC OR)
You are invited!
Please join us for an evening education session on Clostridium difficile
Thursday, September 28th from 16:30 to 20:00
Ben Franklin Chambers in Ottawa
Dr. Gary Garber
Chief, IPAC Department Public Health Ontario
Dr. Yves Longtin
Dr. Jenny Johnstone
Early bird registration (before August 15) $40.00
Registration (after August 15) $45.00
Light dinner included
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Note: Education Sessions will be held during chapter meetings between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. unless otherwise stated.
- February 9, 2017: Sam MacFarlane, RN, CIC, IPAC Specialist, Public Health Ontario, Regional Infection Control Network presented on "ICRT: Lessons Learned From the First Five Years"
- April 13, 2017: Valerie Yeung, ASP lead from PHO will present on" ASP Landscape Survey, The results are in!"
- June 8, 2017: Dr. Gary Garber will present on "Back to the Future- VRE-It's Back" will present at 10:45
- September 28th, 2017: Evening Education session on Clostridium difficile with
Dr. Gary Garber, Chief, IPAC Department Public Health Ontario
Dr. Yves Longtin, Chair, Infection Prevention and Control Unit, Jewish General Hospital presented on Isolating C. difficile Asymptomatic Carriers - Containing what Lies under the Waterline
Dr. Jenny Johnstone IPAC Physician Public Health Ontario; Infectious Diseases and Infection Control, St. Joseph's Health Center, Toronto, presented on Clostridium difficile Colonization in Ontario (COLON): Acute Care Hospital Pilot Feasibility Study, Preliminary Findings
- October 19, 2017: Poster presentation from the IPAC Canada June conference.
- February 11, 2016: Brenda MacLean, RN, BScN, MEd Program Manager, Communicable Disease Control & Outbreak Management, OPH, presented on “Crashing into Prevention: Preventing an IPAC Lapse Scenario”
- October 13, 2016: Jeffrey Smith presented on “N95 Respirators versus Surgical Masks to Protect Health Care Workers from Acute Respiratory Infections: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis”
- December 8, 2016: Josee Shymanski presented on “Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection in a Large Community Teaching Hospital : a Retrospective Study” and Nimo Mohamoud presented on “A Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) outbreak investigation in a Level III NIC.”
- February 12, 2015: Rita Pettes, RN presented on "IPAC Challenges in the Street Health Setting"
- April 9, 2015: Dr Jason Brophy, ID physician at CHEO, presented on "HIV in 2015: Better Treatment but Ongoing Stigma."
- June 11, 2015: Dr. Gary Garber, Chief IPAC, MD, FRCPC, FACP,FIDSA, CCPE presented on “So You Want to be an IPAC Star: What’s Hot, What’s New and Where are we going?”
- October 15, 2015: Dr. Melissa Langevin will present on her personal experiences with Ebola while in Sierra Leone
- December 10, 2015: "Sharpening Your Infection Control Skills: Skate Like an Expert":
- December 17, 2015: Natalie Bruce RN, Manager IPAC at TOH presented on : “CDI and UV Technology”