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Control of Multi-drug Resistant Organisms in Ambulatory and Long Term Care Facilities with COVID-19 Pandemic


Topic Control of Multi-drug Resistant Organisms in Ambulatory and Long Term Care Facilities with COVID-19 Pandemic
Course Type
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To update infection control knowledge and knowledge on Multi-drug Resistance Organisms (MDROs) in ambulatory and long term care facilities facing the new era of COVID-19 pandemic

Date 10 December 2021
Venue Web-based
Organizer Co-organised by Infectious Disease Control Training Centre, Hospital Authority/ Infection Control Branch, Centre for Health Protection and Chief Infection Control Officer’s Office, Hospital Authority
Target Group Healthcare professionals and management interested in infection control
Speakers

AM Session    Emerging Threats from MDRO to COVID-19

Time Topic Speaker
09:00 – 09:05 Welcome speech Dr Hong CHEN
Consultant-in-charge, Infectious Disease Control Training Centre, Hospital Authority / Head, Infection Control Branch, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health
09:05 – 09:50 The impact of COVID-19 on infections in long term care facilities Dr Suzanne F. BRADLEY, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan Medical School / Hospital Epidemiologist, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, USA
09:50 – 10:35 Emerging MDROs in Hong Kong

Dr Vincent CHENG
Infection Control Officer, Infection Control Team, Hong Kong West Cluster, Hospital Authority

Ms S C WONG
Senior Nursing Officer, Infection Control Team, Hong Kong West Cluster, Hospital Authority

10:35 – 11:20 MDRO decolonization: the evidence

Prof Susan HUANG
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Health Policy Research Institute, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, USA

11:20 – 11:35 Q&A  
11:35 – 11:55 Break  
11:55 – 12:25 MRSA Decolonization in Elderly Homes in Hong Kong: Experience on a Pilot Dr Edmond MA
Consultant (AMR), Infectious Disease Control Training Centre, Hospital Authority / Infection Control Branch, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health
11:25 – 12:40 Q&A  
12:40 – 14:00 Lunch break  
PM Session    Routes of Transmission and Prevention
Time Topic Speaker
14:00 – 14:45 Control of MDROs and Invasive Fungal Infections Among Geriatric COVID-19 Patients: Lessons Learnt Prof Anucha APISARNTHANARAK
Professor and Chief of Division, Infectious Diseases Division, Thammasat University Hospital, Thailand
14:45 – 15:30 Control MRSA and MDROs: the UK experience Dr Nina J. ZHU
Research Lead (Population Health and Policy Research Theme), Health Protection Research Unit in Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance, National Institute of Health Research, Department of Infectious Disease, Imperial College London, UK
15:30 – 15:45 Q&A  
15:45 – 16:00 Break  
16:00 – 16:45 Role of ventilation and prevention of COVID-19

Dr Hong CHEN
Consultant-in-charge, Infectious Disease Control Training Centre, Hospital Authority / Head, Infection Control Branch, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health

Ir Eric LEE
Chief Engineer, Electrical and Mechanical Services Department

Mrs Judy SHEK
Chief Social Work Officer (Licensing & Regulation)3, Social Welfare Department

16:45 – 17:30 Fung Shui (風水) of COVID-19 Dr David LUNG
Consultant (Pathology), Queen Elizabeth Hospital / Hong Kong Children’s Hospital, Hospital Authority
17:30 – 17:45 Q&A  
17:45 – 17:50 Closing remarks  
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Published at 2021-12-03
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