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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.

 

 

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 is the opportunity to visit the infection control programme of the University of Geneva Hospital on 14–15 May 2019.

 

 
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

Register now online on the ESCMID website.
The registration deadline is 1 April 2019.

 

CME Accreditation

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

 

 

Antibiotic Therapy and Antimicrobial Stewardship Programmes

This workshop aims:

• To provide participants with the latest update on resistance epidemiology and new insights into the relationship between antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance.
• To provide participants with an overview of appropriate antimicrobial therapy regimens for common infectious diseases, including bacterial, viral and fungal infections.
• To provide participants with an overview of interventions to reduce antimicrobial resistance.
• To provide participants with overview of antimicrobial stewardship programmes (ASP), their mission and goals as well as role of various stakeholders.
• To discuss multidisciplinary strategies of ASP.
• To provide participants with an insight into the role of information technology in ASP.
• To give the participants the opportunity to discuss limitations of ASP, barriers to implementation in local environment.

 

 
Module organizers

Tatjana Lejko Zupanc, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tadeja Matos, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Mateja Pirš, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Bojana Beovic, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Nuno Rocha-Pereira, Porto, Portugal
Oana Sandulescu, Bucharest, Romania

 
 
Module programme

Details of the agenda are available in the flyer

 

Module registration

Register now online here.
The registration deadline is 1 February 2019.

 

CME Accreditation

This module has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 16 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). .