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Symposium on Prevention of Healthcare-associated Infections in Hospitals and Community Institutions


Topic Symposium on Prevention of Healthcare-associated Infections in Hospitals and Community Institutions
Course Type Symposium
Content

Please refer to Programme Outline

Date 17 January 2019 - 18 January 2019
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
Target Group Healthcare professionals practicing in all clinical departments of public and private hospitals
Healthcare professionals working in institutions like residential care homes for the elderly (RCHEs)
taking care of residents with indwelling catheters
Speakers
Topic Speaker
Day One
HAI: overview, surveillance and prevention Prof. Trish M. Perl
CAUTI prevalence survey in HA hospitals – infection rate and
local practice
Dr. Kitty Fung
Evidence on prevention of CAUTI Dr. William Jarvis
Highlights on revised guidelines on prevention of CAUTI Ms. Sau Kuen Chan
Local SSI surveillance Ms Man Ying Kong / Dr. Hong Chen
Evidence on prevention of SSI Prof. Trish M. Perl
Highlights on revised guidelines on prevention of SSI Dr. Wing Hong Seto
 
Day Two
Trend of MDRO in Asia Pacific and its relation to HAIs Prof. Anucha Apisarnthanarak
Ventilator-associated events – what they are and why CDC shifted
to them in lieu of VAP
Dr. Michael Klompas
VAP prevention strategies Dr. Chun Wing Lau
VAP Prevention: nurses’ perspective Dr. Hang Mui So
Evidence on prevention of VAP Dr. Michael Klompas
Highlights on revised guidelines on prevention of VAP Ms. Patricia Ching
Surveillance of CLABSI in Hong Kong Dr. Chan Wai Ming
Surveillance of CLA-BSIs Dr. William Jarvis
Prevention of CLABSI: from theory to practice in Asia Pacific Prof. Anucha Apisarnthanarak
Highlights on revised guidelines on prevention of CABSI Dr. Joyce Lee / Dr. Hong Chen

 

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Published at 2019-02-01
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