Poster Presentations will be displayed for the duration of the conference in the poster display area in A0 size, portrait orientation.

A poster reception will be hosted in the Poster Display Area from 5:30pm on Tuesday 20 November, followed by the ACIPC Awards Presentation night.

Display Posters Due: COB Friday 9 November 2018

Display Poster Upload

Please use the tips and Guidelines below to prepare your display poster. When providing a copy of your poster for the App and website, ensure your submission is in PDF format and named with the conference name, and the last and first name of the first (submitting) author: ACIPC2018_Lastname_Firstname

Antimicrobial Stewardship
1 Antimicrobial use surveillance in Tasmanian rural hospitals
Ms Fiona Wilson
2 Clinical Impact of Rapid Diagnostics using Xpert Flu/RSV™ PCR on Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiatives during Influenza Season
Dr Ruchir Chavada
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3 Engaging the community on antimicrobial resistance and health care associated infections
Dr Holly Seale
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4 Nurse’s role in antimicrobial stewardship programmes – A review of literature
Mrs Sarah Thomas
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5 Rapid selection of an appropriate antibiotic
Dr Julia Robertson
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6 The War on Many Fronts- The Role of a One Health Approach in Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance
Mrs Helen Truscott
Clinical management of infectious diseases
7 Impact of a single measles presentation
Ms Janet Wallace
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Disease epidemiology
8 A seven-year review of Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection (SAB) surveillance data in Western Australian health services (2011 to 2017)
Ms Simone Tempone
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Education and professional development
9 Fighting Infection with Fast Facts Sheets: improving access to evidence-based Infection Prevention and Control education for time-poor Residential Care Assistants
Ms Marcia Ingles
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10 From novice to expert, and the in-between: a narrative of the evolution of a novel reflective professional development mentoring program
Dr Peta-anne Zimmerman
11 Introduction of enhanced infection prevention and environmental cleaning workshops for hospital cleaning staff
Mrs Kate Smith
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HAI Surveillance
12 Central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) in Cancer patients: Role of Central Line Insertion Practices and Audit System in prevention
Dr Hitender Gautam
13 What it takes to manage Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) organisms – Preventing the spread of CPE within an open plan ICU department
Mrs Lauren Cullen
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Hand hygiene
14 ‘Doctors auditing Doctors’ – Cleaning Up Doctors’ Compliance with Hand Hygiene
Dr Simone Visagie
15 Establishing progressive attitudes and commitment in understanding hand hygiene in the Post Anaesthetic Care Unit
Mr Brendon Heley
16 Hand Hygiene – Brace Yourselves!
Mrs Janine Carrucan, Mrs Judy Morton
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17 Hand Hygiene Compliance – senior versus junior medical officers: an observational study
Mrs Sarah Tate
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18 Nailed it….or not
Mrs Kaye Bellis
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19 RBWH Hand Hygiene Program: “Leading the way to success”
Mrs Ivy Gabatan
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20 “Sharing the Love” – Facilitating the implementation of a Hospital wide Hand Hygiene auditing program from an Infection Prevention and Control led model
Mrs Kylie Fomiatti
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21 T.R.Y program
Mr Joshua Philp
Health services, economics, evaluating infection control
22 Autonomy and Justice; experiences of patients and clinicians experiencing Contact Precautions implemented to manage hospital transmission of multi-resistant organisms
Mrs Joanna Harris
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23 Building a central vascular access device registry in an adult intensive care unit: feasibility study
Ms Mari Takashima
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Individual based practice change: behaviour change and human factors
24 An exploration of the risk factors for developing deep wound infection after joint replacement surgery
Miss Karen McKenna
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25 Influenza vaccination among Health Care workers – A time to get serious. Moving responsibility from the individual clinician to the entire Health Care Facility. A regional approach across the Barwon Southwest Region in Victoria
Ms Lesley Stewart
Infection control measures and strategies
26 A regional approach to screening patients for infection transmission risk
Ms Sue Atkins
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27 Gram-negative blood stream infections – challenges and improvement plans in the UK
Ms Patricia Cattini
28 Infection prevention auditing in podiatry: collaboration at the national level to ensure safe use of automated scalpel blade removers
Miss Deborah Rhodes
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29 Microbiological evaluation of the DEKO-190 Washer/Disinfector’s ability to remove Clostridium difficile spores from bedpan surfaces
Dr Deirdre Collins
30 Multi Resistant Organism Negative Screening the PAH way
Mr Rajiv Bawa
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31 Performance evaluation for hospital environmental disinfection
Mr Adrian Fellows
32 The effectiveness of a dedicated Cleaning Team Post Discharge – A Reduction of Positive Environments
Ms Brigitte Brodie, Ms Trish Hurst
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Invasive devices
33 Complication and Failures of Central Vascular Access Device in Adult Critical Care settings
Ms Mari Takashima
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34 Growing use of external ultrasound probes used in interventions creates new infection prevention challenges
Dr Lia Moshkanbaryans
35 How often are patients experiencing local and catheter-related bloodstream infections within an adult population? A systematic review of peripheral venous catheter complications and failure
Ms Nicole Marsh
Specialised settings: the environment and the resources available/permissible
36 Healthcare –associated infection outside the hospital walls: benefits of including ambulatory and primary healthcare services in case reviews
Mrs Annmaree Wilson
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37 “Wipe with a damp cloth. Do not use bleach” – a review of the cleaning instructions of shared equipment used in a pre-hospital setting
Mrs Eleanor Golling
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Systems based practice change: innovation, improvement science and quality improvement
38 A Day in the Life of a Children’s Hospital Infection Control Nurse
Ms Kate Flemming, Ms Janet Wallace
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39 A rational approach to improving deep sternal wound infection rates post cardiac surgery
Dr Michelle Kim
40 Implementation of a Bundled approach to reduce Surgical site infections with Caesarean Sections in a Rural NSW Referral Hospital. The highs and lows of the project at the half way mark
Mrs Michelle Bolte, Mrs Tracey Walker
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41 Implementation of a high impact intervention to prevent Ventilator Associated Pneumonia – A before and after study
Mrs Elyse Ladbrook
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42 Keeping our staff safe (preventing acquisition of Blood Borne Viruses) – Reducing needle-stick injuries in healthcare workers
Ms Jillian Martinelli
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43 Mastering Resistant Bacteria using Whole Genome Sequencing
Ms Trish Hurst
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44 National Wound and Infection Collaborative Group. A pathway for identification and management of fungal infections associated with incontinence associated dermatitis
Mrs Mary Smith, Ms Marita Ticchi
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45 NSW Ambulance – Make Ready Model Environmental Cleaning: The fight against Healthcare Associated Infections
Ms Tanya Somani, Mr David Morris
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About the College

The ACIPC is the peak body for Infection Prevention and Control professionals in the Australasian region. Our stated vision is the prevention and control of infection in our communities. We commenced in January 2012 bringing together the various State and Territory infection control associations formerly in AICA (The Australian Infection Control Association) to support and encourage collaboration across Australasia.

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