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27-28 September 2019 - Vienna (Austria)

Infection Prevention and Control


Module Objectives

• Technical Hygiene – methods and assessment & Occupational Health

• To get insight on the relevance of technical equipment of a hospital (air-conditioning etc.) and medical devices for the spread of infection

• To get information about the basic function of technical equipment and medical devices with regard to infection control and reprocessing

• To learn about reprocessing (decontamination, disinfection, sterilization), and the validation of reprocessing including examples from the daily practice and a visit to the central reprocessing unit of a 2000-bed University hospital

• To understand the importance and implications of the construction and construction measures of a healthcare institution

• To get an overview on occupational health and laboratory safety

• To learn about biohazard and waste management in a hospital and other medical environments• To be able to assess the risk of infection and the subsequent measures of infection control in the medical environment


Module organisers

• Elisabeth Presterl, Vienna, Austria
• Magda Diab-Elschahawi, Vienna, Austria

Module programme

Details of the agenda are available in the flyer


Module registration

Register now online on the ESCMID website.
The registration deadline is 30 June 2019.


CME Accreditation

The organizers of the module will apply for European CME accreditation through EACCME.



16 - 17 May 2019 - Geneva (Switzerland)

Implementation in Infection Prevention and Control

This workshop aims:


• To understand organisational culture and context
• To prioritize activities in infection prevention and control
• To learn strategies of implementation research
• To learn practical tools for implementation

There will be the opportunity to visit the infection control programme of the University of Geneva Hospital

Module organisers
Raheelah Ahmad, London, United Kingdom
Carolyn Tarrant, Leicester, United Kingdom
Walter Zingg, Geneva, Switzerland

Module programme

Details of the agenda are available in the flyer


Module registration

The registration deadline is 1 April 2019.


CME Accreditation

This module was granted 10 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).