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2019 Conjoint Conference2019 IPAC Canada Conference

IPAC Canada and IFIC 2019 Conjoint Conference
Date: May 26 - 29, 2019
Event Location: Québec Convention Centre
Headquarter Hotel: Hilton Québec

Oral Presentations

All presentations will be held at the Québec Convention Centre.   

Unless specifically named as a co-author, no reviewers were directly involved in the research or publications cited in any of the abstracts. Reviewers recuse themselves if they have co-authored an abstract.

Monday 27th May, 2019

Concurrent Session 1: Hand Hygiene

Time Title, Author Handouts Available
3:30 pm – 3:43 pm Hand Hygiene Perception and Practices Among Nursing Students in Lagos State.

Afolabi Oyapero,1 Oyejoke Oyapero2
1Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria
2Alimosho General Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria

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Concurrent Session 2: Education

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1:48 pm – 2:01 pm An Integrated Approach to Hand Hygiene: Engaging Patients and Families

Katherine Perkin, Karen Campbell, Dechen Chhakpa, Alissa Dicion, Jayvee Guerrero, Ronny Leung, Vydia Nankoosingh, Senthuri  Paramalingam, Nelia Pena, Tiberius Stanescu
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3:30 pm - 3:43 pm Coming Soon to a Screen Near You! Prevention of Infection Film Festival

Laura Golloher1 (presented by Margaret Cameron)
1Peterborough Regional Health Centre

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3:34 pm - 3:58 pm Being Prepared: All Hazards Training for High-Consequence Pathogens

Gail Busto,1 Tracey Woznow,1 Pat Bleackley2
1Vancouver Coastal Health
2Yukon Hospital Corporation (formerly Vancouver Coastal)
Issue: Despite regulatory and voluntary accreditation requirements

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Concurrent Session 4: Quality/Process Improvement

Time Title, Author Handouts Available
3:15 pm – 3:28 pm A Cheap, Fast, Adaptable and User-Friendly Way of Motivating Healthcare Workers to Improve Basic Infection Control Measures Using Quick Scans and Quality Marks

Diana van Netten, Juliëtte Severin, Margreet Vos
Erasmus MC

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Tuesday 28th May, 2019

Concurrent Session 1: Quality/Process Improvement

Time Title, Author Handouts Available
3:30 pm – 3:43 pm Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance Using Electronic Monitoring

Constance Cutler
Chicago Infection Control, Inc.

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Concurrent Session 2: Outbreaks

Time Title, Author Handouts Available
3:45 pm - 3:58 pm The Plight of Shared Patient Care Equipment - Getting More Than You Bargained For

Sharon Connell, Leanne Harding
Ross Memorial Hospital

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3:30 pm – 3:43 pm Challenges in Outbreak Management of Carbapenemase-Producing Organisms

Dechen Chhakpa, Senthuri Paramalingam, Vydia Nankoosingh, Jayvee Guerrero
Scarborough Health Network

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Concurrent Session 3: Surveillance Rates

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3:15 pm – 3:28 pm Admissions due to Primary Care Sensitive Conditions: is there an association with the acquisition of Healthcare-Associated Infection?

Ercília Evangelista Porto, Thaís Guimarães, Maria Clara Padoveze
School of Nursing, University of São Paulo
Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo

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3:45 pm - 3:58 pm A Journey to Chase CLABSI Reduction: An Achievable Goal

Ma. Leni B. Garcia, RN, PG DipIC, MSIC, CIC, FAFIC
Head of Hospital Infection Control, Heart Hospital, Doha, Qatar

Cherlyn Simbulan-Martinez,1 Emad El Magboul,2 Fadia Ali,1 Ezeddin Alataresh1
1
Hamad Medical Corporation – Heart Hospital
2Hamad Medical Corporation

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Concurrent Session 4: Immunization

Time Title, Author Handouts Available
3:45 pm – 3:48 pm Increased Effort Required to Decline Influenza Vaccinations Leads to Higher Employee Vaccination Rates

Heidi Poole

Mayo Clinic Health System, Austin, MN
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