National workshop on reducing harm from healthcare associated infections

  • Event start: 9 Aug 2016 9:00am
  • Event end: 9 Aug 2016 4:00pm
  • Location: Rydges Hotel, Wellington

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is holding a national workshop on reducing harm from healthcare associated infections on 9 August 2016.

The workshop will be held from 9am–4pm at the Rydges Hotel, Wellington and will focus on:

  • multidisciplinary approaches to infection prevention and control (IPC)
  • the value of national surveillance and quality improvement programmes to reduce harm from healthcare associated infections
  • use of IPC software to improve sector capability.

The workshop is aimed at infection prevention and control nurse specialists, clinical microbiologists, infectious diseases physicians, scientists, pharmacists and others with an interest in infection prevention.

Speakers include:

  • Dr John Ferguson, infectious diseases physician and clinical microbiologist, director of the infection prevention service, Hunter New England Health
  • Associate Professor Rhonda Stuart, infectious diseases physician and medical director of infection control, Monash Health
  • Jeffrey Deane, clinical nurse consultant, infection prevention service, Hunter New England Health.

Registration are open. Early bird registration ($50) is available until 14 June 2016, standard registration ($75) applies from 15 June.

Download the event flyer for more information, download the draft programme or register for the workshop online.

Last updated 30/07/2018