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All oral presentations will be presented on Monday May 28th. 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm.

Session 1 Quality Improvement Pathways to the Top

Time
 
Title, Author Handouts Available

1:30 pm – 1:43 pm

Improving Adherence to PPE for Additional Precautions using a multi-modal intervention.

Melisa Avaness*, Natasha Salt, Victoria Williams, Jinnah Fatema, Jerome Leis | Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto.

 

1:48 pm – 2:01 pm

Siri "Am I sick"? Smart Electronic Surveillance Systems to Prevent Outbreaks in Healthcare Settings.

Natasha Salt*
, Jerome Leis, Carla Corpus, Lorraine Maze dit
Mieusement, Wendy Morgan, Imelda Quizon | Sunnybrook
Health Sciences Centre, Toronto.

 

2:06 pm – 2:19 pm

Adventures in Hemodialysis: From Drain Disaster and Redesign to a CLI Spike and Response.

Christina Murphy, Andrew Park* | Peterborough Regional Health Centre.

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2:24 pm – 2:37 pm

Enhancing Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Through Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) in the Emergency Department (ED).

Sheila Le-Abuyen, Debra Davies, Camille Lemieux | University Health Network, Toronto | Presented by AnnMarie Tyson.

 

2:42 pm – 2:55 pm

A Novel Application of Incident Management Systems for Seasonal Influenza Outbreaks in an Acute Care Network.

Kelsey E Houston
1*, Julia Robson2, AnnMarie Tyson1, Susy Hota1, Lucia Cheng 2 | 1. University Health Network, Toronto | 2. University of Toronto.

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Session 2 Education Learning the Ropes

Time Title, Author and Handouts.  
1:48 pm – 2:01 pm Navigating the Complexities of Clostridium difficile Infection Surveillance and Outbreak Management with the use of E-learning.

Vicky Willet
*, Camille Achonu , Esther Chan, Laurie Rodnick, Anne Augustin | Public Health Ontario.
 

1:48 pm – 2:01 pm

IPAC Essentials: Remodeling Novice ICP Education by Focusing on Key Strategic Resources.

Catherine Richard
*, Jill Richmond, Melissa Miller, Darlene
Rojek | Public Health Ontario.

 

2:06 pm – 2:19 pm

Empowering Environmental Services Workers to Help Control the Spread of Infection in First Nations Health Facilities.

Sabrina Chung, Patricia Huntly*, Nany Grimard-Ouellette, Sabrina Chung , Genevieve Monnin , Fanie Lalonde , Erin Henry | Department of Indigenous Services Canada.

 

2:24 pm – 2:37 pm

Hold Me Closer, Routine Practices.

Sibina Fisher*
, Melissa Kastelic, Elisa Ahn , A. Uma Chandran | Alberta Health Services.

 

2:42 pm – 2:55 pm

Using Role Play to Support Infection Prevention and Control Professionals (ICPs) in Northern Ontario to Apply Best Practices in Addressing Antimicrobial Resistant Organisms (AROs).

Vicky Willet*
, Amanda Brizard, Esther Chan, Lori Schatzler,
Ryan MacDougall , Lauriedawn Boyer | Public Health Ontario.

 

3:00 pm – 3:13 pm

The Award For Best Collaboration In A Motion Picture Goes To Your Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Team: Movie Making for Infection Control Professionals.

Melody Cordoviz*
, Ian Albert, Mark Joffe, Sharla Manca, Amber-Leah Edmiston, Winnie Winter, Samantha Woolsey, Sharon Pelletier, A. Uma Chandran, William Banh | Alberta Health Services.

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Session 3 IPAC Practice (Hand Hygiene, cleaning and disinfection) Keep on Trekking

Time Title, Author and Handouts.  

1:30 pm – 1:43 pm

Squeaky Clean: A Hand Hygiene Program Make-Over.

Sibina Fisher*
, Melissa Kastelic , Elisa Ahn, A. Uma Chandran
| Alberta Health Services.

 

1:48 pm – 2:01 pm

Decentralized Medical Device Reprocessing: Friend or Foe.

Candace A Fraser1*
, Sharon Wilson1, Catherine Williamson1, A.Uma Chandran2 | 1. Alberta Health Services | 2. Royal Alexandra Hospital and University of Alberta.

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2:06 pm – 2:19 pm

Hand Hygiene Review- Behavioral Modification to Improve Compliance and Cultural Shift.

Joyce O. Erebor
*, MSc, MLT, BSc (MLS), Kathryn Linton MSc, CIC, Blair McFerran BSc, BEH(AD),CPHI(C) | Alberta Health Services, Infection Prevention and Control, Rockyview General Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

 

2:24 pm – 2:37 pm

Frequency of Hand Hygiene Opportunities in Acute Care Settings: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Laurie J Conway1
*, Matthew Muller2 | 1. Kingston, Frontenac,
Lennox & Addington Public Health | 2. St. Michael’s Hospital,
Toronto.

 

2:42 pm – 2:55 pm

As The Hospital Turns: The Continuing Saga Of Environmental Cleaning And Disinfection.

Meredith C Faires, Terrence Shaw, Corey Weisgerber, Terri Carlson, Kateri Singer | Saskatchewan Health Authority, Regina.

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Session 4  IPC Potpourri  (Antimicrobial Stewardship, Emerging Pathogens, Capacity Building, Emergency Disaster Management)  From the Valleys to the Peaks

Time Title, Author and Handouts.  

1:30 pm – 1:43 pm

Antimicrobial stewardship interventions in long-term care homes - a systematic review.

Julie Hui-Chih Wu*, Bradley Langford, Nick Daneman, Gary Garber | Public Health Ontario.

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1:48 pm – 2:01 pm

Accidental Tourists: The detection of CPO in patients hospitalized abroad.

Sharla Manca¹
*, Audrey Groeneveld², Melody Cordoviz², A. Uma Chandran³ | 1. Alberta Health Services – Royal Alexandra Hospital | 2. Alberta Health Services | 3. Royal Alexandra Hospital, University of Alberta.

 

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2:06 pm – 2:19 pm

Improving patient safety: Development and implementation of a caesarean section delivery surgical site infection surveillance program for urban and remote rural Northern Alberta healthcare facilities.

Kaitlin Hearn
*, Terry Lauriks, Kaitlin Hearn, Mohey Alawa, Janet Barclay, Brenda Jenkins, Cecil Lebbi, Kimberly Miller, Blair Ranns, Sebora Turay | Alberta Health Services.

 

2:24 pm – 2:37 pm

Breaking Down Silos and Building Capacity: IPAC audits in an Ontario Public Health Unit.

Jennifer Snow, Jennifer Snow*, Crystal Hendry, Jane Lee | City of Hamilton.

 

2:42 pm – 2:55 pm

IPC Response to the Fort McMurray Wildfire Disaster.

Kimberly Miller
*, Janet Barclay, Debra Doe, Kaitlin Hearn, Terry Lauriks, Lacey Jacobson, Tiffany Herrick, Leanne Dekker | Alberta Health Services.