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Monday June 19th, 2017

Beach Games - Education (With A Twist)

3 p.m.

Oral 1
#iamprotecting: 
NUDGING TOWARDS POSITIVE CHANGE BY SHARING THE “WHY”

Sabrina Divell1, Cheryl Croutch1, Michael Rotstein1
1St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto

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3:15 p.m.

Oral 2
DESIGN-BASED RESEARCH: AN INNOVATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY TO STUDY IPAC EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE

Gwyneth Meyers1, Elizabeth Henderson1, Michele Jacobsen2 
1Alberta Health Services, 2University of Calgary

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3:30 p.m.

Oral 3
THE GAME OF GOWNS, GLOVES AND MASKS: USING SIMULATION-BASED EDUCATION FOR PPE AND HAND HYGIENE PROTOCOL TRAINING

Dione Kolodka, Gwyneth Meyers, Joseph Kim, Ghazwan Altabbaa
Alberta Health Services

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3:45pm

Oral 4

HITTING THE GROUND RUNNING: AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO NOVICE INFECTION CONTROL PROFESSIONALS (ICP) EDUCATION

Vicky Willet1, Francine Paquette1, Mandy Deeves1, Lori Schatzler1, Laura Farrell1, Amanda Brizard1, Laurie Rodnick1, Rebecca Maskevich1, Amy Wrobel1, Brandy Kirchen1
1Public Health Ontario

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4:00 p.m.

Oral 5
ESTABLISHING PROOF OF CONCEPT FOR A TABLET-BASED STAFF TRAINING TOOL TO HELP IN THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATED  INFECTIONS

Alastair Macdonald1, Colin Macduff1, David Loudon1, Susan Wan1
1Glasgow School of Art

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4:15 p.m.

Oral 6
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE HAND HYGIENE 1B MOMENT IN A LEVEL 2 NICU UNIT

Doreen Alexander1, Dina Badaway1, Shaheen Doctor1, Judith Baisie1, Maureen Morash1, Wendy Carvalho1, Dianne Rice1, Maja McGuire1, Maureen Acomb1, Zoran Pikula1, Wil Ng1, Kevin Katz1
1North York General Hospital

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3:00 p.m.

Oral 7
FROM ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO PERFORMANCE: CLARIFYING EXPECTATIONS

Wendy Norman1, Gayle Lohr1
1Island Health

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3:15 p.m.

Oral 8
THREE Rs: RETHINK…REDUCE…ROCEPHIN

Alisa Cuff1, John Bautista1
1Central Health

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3:30 p.m.

Oral 9
CHEEP: CLEAN HANDS EQUIPMENT ENVIRONMENT  PATIENT

Susan Jacka1, Evelyn Myles1
1Covenant Health

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3:45 p.m.

Oral 10
MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK: A YEAR OF HAND HYGIENE CAMPAIGNS

Helen Evans1, Roxanne Fitzsimmons2, Jessica Hainstock3, Amanda Fisher4, Diane Wild5,  Rennie  Brown6,  Moira  McLean7,  Cecille  Conocido2,  Deanna Hembroff2
1
Provincial  Infection  Control  Network  of  BC, 2Northern  Health, 3Providence Health Care, 4Interior Health, 5Fraser Health, 6Vancouver Coastal Health,7
Vancouver Island Health  Authority

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4:00 p.m.

Oral 11
DRIVING PHYSICIAN HAND HYGIENE COMPLIANCE FROM UNACCEPTABLE LOWS TO SUSTAINABLE HIGHS

Jennifer Happe1, Alicia Cortright1, Deena Hinshaw1
1Alberta Health Services

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4:15 p.m.

Oral 12
Winner of a Sage Products LLC (now part of Stryker) Best First Time Abstract Award
THE IMPACT OF VANCOMYCIN-RESISTANT ENTEROCOCI (VRE) POLICY AND PRACTICE CHANGE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

Guanghong Han1, Bruce  Gamage2,  Jun  Chen  Collet3,  Tara  Donovan4,  Leslie Forrester5, Deanna Hembroff6, Pamela Kibsey7, Anthony Leamon7, Julie Mori8, Elisa Lloyd-Smith9, Louis Wong4, Romali Ranasinghe1, Linda Hoang10, Elizabeth Bryce5
1Provincial Infection Control Network of BC, 2PICNet of BC, 3Provincial Health Services Authority, 4Fraser Health Authority, 5Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, 6Northern Health Authority, 7Island Health Authority, 8Interior Health Authority, 9Providence Health Care, 10BC Center for Disease Control

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Keeping It Clean! Environmental Cleaning

3:00 p.m.

Oral 13
DEVELOPING AND MAINTAINING QUALITY ASSURANCE IN HOSPITAL HYGIENE: TWO ENVIRONMENTAL AUDIT  TOOLS

Rosemarie Howie1, Michael John1, Phil Hunt1
1London  Health  Sciences Centre

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3:15 p.m.

Oral 14
SPREADING THE LIGHT? THE CHALLENGES OF INTRODUCING ULTRAVIOLET-C DISINFECTION TO OUR ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANING PROCESS

Charina Rivas1, Robyn Hunter1, Jun Chen Collet1, Michelle Chang1, Marney Hunt1, Julita Sienkiewicz1, Jocelyn Srigley1
1Provincial Health Services Authority

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3:30 p.m.

Oral 15
GENERATION OF IMAGES CONTAINING SPATIALLY SPECIFIC CONTAMINATION DATA  FOR CLEANING PROCESS IMPROVEMENTS

Mark McInnes2, Maximiliano Giuliani, Natalie Ambler1
1Swish Group of Companies, 2Charlotte Products Ltd.

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3:45 p.m.

Oral 16
IMPROVING DISINFECTION COMPLIANCE 
OF SHARED PATIENT  EQUIPMENT USING FEEDBACK MECHANISMS

Luke Sequeira2, Stefania Cloutier1, Jennie Johnstone1, Michael Rotstein1, Yuka Hutton1, Florentina Belu1, Melissa Wills1, Heather Candon3
1,2St. Joseph’s Health Centre, 3Mackenzie Health

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4:00 p.m.

Oral 17
TO CLEAN OR NOT TOO CLEAN?

Wendy James1
1Guelph  General Hospital

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4:15 p.m.

Oral 18
MAKING PRACTICE REAL: DEVELOPING A STANDARDIZED HOUSEKEEPING PROCESS DURING, AND AT  COMPLETION OF OUTBREAKS, ACROSS ISLAND  HEALTH

Joanne Baines1, Susan Sinclair1
1Island Health (formerly VIHA)

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Grains of Red Sand - Surveillance

3:00 p.m.

Oral 19
Winner of a Sage Products LLC (now part of Stryker) Best First Time Abstract Award

ROUGH WATERS AHEAD, RISK FACTORS FOR HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION (HA-CDI), 2013- 2015, SCARBOROUGH AND ROUGE HOSPITAL (SRH)

Senthuri Paramalingam1, Zahir Hirji1, Murtuza Diwan1, Jayvee Guerrero1, Ronny Leung1, Katherine Perkin1, Tiberius Stanescu1, Vydia Nankoosingh1
1The Scarborough Hospital

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3:15 p.m.

Oral 20
MEASURING IN-HOSPITAL INFECTIONS WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF HOSPITAL HARM: 
PAN-CANADIAN TOOLS FOR MONITORING AND COMPARISONS

Farhat Farrokhi1, Joseph Amuah1, Chantal Couris1, Jennifer D’Silva1, Jennifer Frood1, Anne MacLaurin2, Jennifer Rogers2, Kira Leeb1
1
Canadian Institute for Health Information, 2Canadian Patient Safety Institute 

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3:30 p.m.

Oral 21
POST-CAESAREAN SECTION SURGICAL SITE INFECTION SURVEILLANCE USING AN ONLINE DATABASE AND MOBILE PHONE TECHNOLOGY

Eliana Castillo2, Corrine McIsaac1, Rosemary Kohr1, Douglas Wilson2
1Health Outcomes World Wide, 2Cummings School of Medicine, University of  Calgary

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3:45 p.m.

Oral 22
THE OTTAWA HOSPITAL (TOH) POST-OPERATIVE ENDOPHTHALMITIS  SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM

Ricky Rajkumar1, Ajak Ajang1, Tim Doyle1, Natalie Bruce1, Rosemary Bickerton1, Steven Gilberg1, Kathryn Suh1
1The Ottawa Hospital

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4:00 p.m.

Oral 23
INTER-HOSPITAL PATIENT TRANSFERS INCREASE THE RISK OF CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION IN ONTARIO’S LARGE COMMUNITY HOSPITALS

Giulio DiDiodato, Leslie McArthur1
1Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

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4:15 p.m.

Oral 24
CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE I
NFECTION SURVEILLANCE: APPLICATION OF THE CASE DEFINITION IN A REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY IN BC

Louis Wong¹, Janie Nichols¹, Tara Leigh Donovan¹
¹Fraser Health

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TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017

Over the Dunes - Antibiotic Stewardship/Pathogens of Concern

2:00 p.m.

Oral 25
ACINETOBACTER BAUMANNII 
OUTBREAK IN A BURN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

Melisa Avaness², Natasha Salt¹, Marc Andre Smith¹, Mary Vearncombe¹, Barbara Catt³
1
,2,3Sunnybrook  Health  Sciences Centre

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2:15 p.m.

Oral 26
PSEUDO-OUTBREAK OF MYCOBACTERIUM  FORTUITUM 
ASSOCIATED WITH ICE MACHINES ON TWO ACUTE CARE MEDICAL UNITS

Barbara Shea ¹, Nancy Mohammed¹, Kala Selvadurai ¹, Pauline Lo¹, Allison McGeer¹, Bianche Shum¹, Karen Pike¹
¹Sinai Health System

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2:30 p.m.

Oral 27
Winner of a Sage Products LLC (now part of Stryker) Best First Time Abstract Award
THE MATTERS APPROACH TO ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP

Lisa Pyke¹, Jennifer Boswell², Greg German²
¹CADTH, ²Health PEI

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2:45 p.m.

Oral 28
POINT PREVALENCE SURVEY FOR ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANT ORGANISMS WITHIN CANADIAN LONG-TERM  FACILITIES

Denise Gravel1
1Public Health Agency of  Canada

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Anne of Green Gables - Patient and Family Engagement

2:00 p.m.

Oral 29
HELPING HANDS: A PATIENT  HAND HYGIENE  PROGRAM

Laura Reesor¹, Christina Murphy¹
¹Peterborough Regional Health Centre

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2:15 p.m.

Oral 30
UTILIZING VISUAL CUES AND ENGAGING FAMILIES IN THE SIBLING HEALTH SCREENING  PROCESS

Marney Hunt1, Megan Bolton, Tina Stewart, Jun Chen-Collet, Simon Dobson, Dave Goldfarb, Robyn Hunter, Jocelyn Srigley, Valoria Hait
1
Children’s Hospital and Women’s Hospital and Health Centre of BC

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2:30 p.m.

Oral 31
CROSSING THE BRIDGE: ENGAGING PATIENTS 
AS PARTNERS IN INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL (IPAC)

Katherine Perkin¹, Murtuza Diwan¹, Jayvee Guerrero¹, Zahir Hirji¹, Ronny Leung¹, Senthuri Paramalingam¹, Tiberius Stanescu¹, Vydia Nankoosingh¹
¹The Scarborough Hospital

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2:45 p.m.

Oral 32
IT’S ALL HEARSAY IMPROVING PATIENT EDUCATION IN  IPAC

Kate Hoogenboom¹, Anne Bialachowski¹, Maria Ralph¹, Marek Smieja¹
¹St.Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

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Bridge Over (Yellow) Troubled Water - Reducing UTI's

2:00 p.m.

Oral 33
TREATING ASYMPTOMATIC BACTERIURIA IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGICAL PATIENTS: A RISKY AND OUTDATED  PRACTICE

Jennifer Happe¹, Courtney Walz¹
¹Alberta Health Services

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2:15 p.m.

Oral 34
TREATMENT OF ASYMPTOMATIC BACTERIURIA: A PATHWAY TO ZERO

Lorraine Maze dit Mieusement¹, Jerome Leis², Jannice So¹, Allison McGeer¹, Michael Larocque³, Stephanie Wong¹, David Kim¹, Christine Soong¹, Mount Sinai Hospital Infection Prevention and Control Team¹
¹Mount Sinai Hospital, ²Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, ³McMaster University

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2:30 p.m.

Oral 35
CATHETER-ASSOCIATED URINARY TRACT INFECTION (CAUTI): MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL’S COLLABORATIVE JOURNEY TOWARDS PATIENT SAFETY AND BETTER DATA

Jannice So for Infection Prevention and Control¹, William Mundle for the Clinical Nurse Specialists¹, Judy Fleming for Informatics¹, Tanaz Jivraj¹, Allison McGeer¹, Maya Sinno for the Magnet Program¹, Christine Soong¹
¹Mount Sinai Hospital

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2:45 p.m.

Oral 36
BARRIERS TO APPROPRIATE INDWELLING URINARY CATHETER PLACEMENT IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Catherine Kerr², Carla Corpus¹, Jonathan Mong³, Will Thomas-Boaz¹, Natasha Salt¹, Mary Vearncombe¹, Jerome Leis¹
¹,  ²Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, ³University of Toronto

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Ship Shape - Hospital Renovation and Design

2:00 p.m.

Oral 37
Winner of a Sage Products LLC (now part of Stryker) Best First Time Abstract Award
CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE RATES ASSOCIATED WITH ENGINEERING CONTROLS IN A NEW HOSPITAL FACILITY: WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF POINT OF CARE WASTE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS?

Tina Stacey-Works¹, Jennifer Blue¹, Neil Rau¹
¹Halton Healthcare

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2:15 p.m.

Oral 38
Winner of a Sage Products LLC (now part of Stryker) Best First Time Abstract Award GETTING TECHNICAL: USING ONLINE ELECTRONIC FORMS FOR CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION PERMITS IN AN ACUTE CARE SETTING

Jaime Lynn Cornelius¹, Kim Hobbs¹, Sonalben Shah¹
¹Woodstock Hospital

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2:30 p.m.

Oral 39
APPLYING INFECTION PREVENTION & CONTROL (IP&C) PRACTICES TO AN ENDOSCOPY CLINIC SETTING, USING A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

Barbara Catt¹, Sandra Callery¹, Barbara McArthur¹, Denyse Henry¹, Ilya Vilenkin¹, Abdool Karim¹, Roslina Tierra¹, Aaron Campigotto¹, Mary Vearncombe¹
¹Sunnybrook Health Sciences  Centre

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2:45 p.m.

Oral 40
PREVENTIVE MEASURES DURING CONSTRUCTION - A BOTHER OR A BOON? A SURVEILLANCE PROJECT FOLLOWING A MAJOR FLOOD

Jennifer Happe¹
¹Alberta Health Services

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