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Workshop on Infection Control and Risk Assessment for Construction and Renovation Work in Hospital


Topic Workshop on Infection Control and Risk Assessment for Construction and Renovation Work in Hospital
Course Type Workshop
Content

Please refer to Programme Outline

Date 2 April 2019 - 3 April 2019
Venue Lecture Theatre, Center for Health Protection, 147 C Argyle Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Organizer Infectious Disease Control Training Centre &
Chief Infection Control Officer’s Office, Hospital Authority, and
Infection Control Branch, Centre for Health Protection
Target Group Healthcare professional (clinicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals)
Facility management professionals and engineers
Speakers
Topic Speaker
Day One
Risk assessment and actions to prevent infections during construction and renovation Prof. Dale FISHER
Guidelines and standards for Construction and Renovation  Dr. LING Moi Lin
Identifying Buildings at Increased Risk  Dr. Julie TRIVEDI
“Feng shui” aspect of a new hospital Dr. David LUNG 
 
Day Two
Fungal infection and susceptible hosts  Dr. LING Moi Lin
Case studies of fungal infection during construction and renovation 

Dr. LING Moi Lin and
Prof. Dale FISHER 

Non-tuberculosis mycobacteria, and other gram negative organisms of concern  Dr. Julie TRIVEDI
Surveillance and monitoring for Fungi during construction  Dr. LING Moi Lin 
Legionella Diseases: detection, surveillance and prevention  Dr. Julie TRIVEDI
Epidemiology and Investigation of Legionnaire’s Disease in Hong Kong Dr. Ambrose WONG
Developing a water management program to reduce water related diseases and spread in healthcare settings Dr. Julie TRIVEDI 
Outbreak investigations related to construction and renovation Prof. Dale FISHER

 

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Published at 2019-05-16
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