Education
Safer Hospitals in the Future: Design, Ventilation, Water and Sustainability

Event Description

12 - 13 June 2024
Online

Embark on a two-day journey to acquire a profound grasp of infection prevention and control in healthcare settings with our comprehensive course. Explore critical topics such as hospital design, ventilation and water systems, carbon footprint reduction, and environmental sampling. By the course's conclusion, participants will possess extensive knowledge and practical insights, empowering them to optimise hospital design for infection control, enhance ventilation and water systems, minimise healthcare practices' carbon footprint, and proficiently conduct environmental sampling. Tailored for healthcare professionals and facility managers, this course equips participants to implement advanced infection control strategies, champion sustainability, and fortify healthcare safeguards. 

Intended audience: 

This postgraduate course is specifically designed for healthcare professionals, infection control practitioners, environmental health specialists, and anyone involved in the design, construction, or operation of healthcare facilities. It is ideal for individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge and expertise in infection prevention and control within healthcare settings. 

Objectives: 

This course is designed to give participants a comprehensive understanding of the critical elements involved in infection prevention and control in healthcare environments. Over two days, the course will cover four essential topics: hospital design, ventilation and water systems, carbon footprint reduction, and environmental sampling. By the end of the course, participants will have gained in-depth knowledge and practical insights into optimising hospital design for infection control, improving ventilation and water systems, minimising the carbon footprint of healthcare practices, and effectively conducting environmental sampling. This course is designed to enable healthcare professionals and facility managers to implement advanced infection control strategies, promote sustainability, and safeguard healthcare. 

Course coordinator: 

Elizabeth Presterl, Vienna, 
Austria Margreet C. Vos, Rotterdam, the Netherlands 
Cansu Cimen, Oldenburg, Germany 

Organisers: 

ESGNI 

Accreditation: 

This course has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) for a maximum of 10 European CME credits (ECMEC®s).

Certification: 

Course organisers will monitor attendance. Only participants attending live sessions will be able to receive the certification.

Deadlines

Registration

Registration was closed on 01.06.2024.

Attendance Grant application

Attendance grant application is not applicable

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Registration Fees

Ticket

Fee

ESCMID Members

EUR 150

ESCMID Young Scientist

EUR 50

ESCMID LMIC

EUR 20

Non-ESCMID Members

EUR 200