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Workshop on Paediatric Infection Control

Topic Workshop on Paediatric Infection Control
Course Type Workshop
Please refer to Programme Outline
Date 25 February 2016 - 26 February 2016
Venue Lecture Theatre, G/F, Centre for Health Protection, 147C Argyle Street, Kowloon
Organizer Organised by Infectious Disease Control Training Centre, Hospital Authority/ Infection Control Branch, Centre for Health Protection; Chief Infection Control Officer’s Office, Hospital Authority
Target Group Infection Control Officers
Infection Control Nurses, Nurses of Paediatrics Wards
ID specialists (adult and paediatrics), clinical microbiologists, public health specialists, physicians and paediatricians, family physicians, Emergency Medicine specialists



Session I (25th Feb 14:00)

Infection prevention strategies

Ms Sue Scott

Latest Surveillance Update

Dr Alexander Outhred

Discussion Session - Whats new in Surveillance (e.g.RSV) Dr Kitty Fung

Session II (25th Feb 16:05)

Epidemiology, Immunity and Immunization – Role of vaccination in outbreak management

Ms Sue Scott

Session III (25th Feb 17:05)

Bacterial Infections: MRSA in NICU

  • Lab aspect
  • Practice: Local Vs Overseas
  • Protocol review


Dr Alexander Outhred

Session IV (26th Feb 09:00)

Important Infections

  • Chickenpox: local experience
  • Peri-natal infection e.g. parvovirus
  • Post natal: Milk, breast feeding
  • GE

Mrs Elizabeth Walters

Session V (26th Feb 10:30)

Paed Oncology and Chemoprophylaxis in immunocompromised hosts

Dr Alexander Outhred

Molecular Epidemiology

Dr Alexander Outhred

Invasive fungal infection

Mrs Elizabeth Walters



Published at 2016-02-29