Infection Control in Specialised Settings

Kylie Robb1 1Australian Dental Association NSW Background Determining what the key Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) risks are for a practitioner through evidence based performance data allows for high impact, high value education and targeted resource development to ultimately protect...
  • November 14, 2019
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Ellie Golling1 1St John WA, 209 Great Eastern Highway, Belmont, Western Australia, 6104, ellie.golling@stjohnambulance.com.au Ambulance personnel are at a high risk of exposure to pathogens as a direct result of the nature of their roles. Factors that contribute to the...
  • October 15, 2019
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Ellie Golling1 1St John WA, 209 Great Eastern Highway, Belmont, Western Australia, 6104, ellie.golling@stjohnambulance.com.au Ambulance personnel are at a high risk of exposure to pathogens as a direct result of the nature of their roles.  Factors that contribute to the...
  • September 2, 2019
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Ann Whitfield1, 1Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospitals Group, Murdoch, Western Australia, Ann.whitfield@health.wa.gov.au   Background The global burden of health care associated infection (HCAI) is unknown due to difficulty in obtaining reliable data. However, research has estimated 1.4 million patients worldwide are...
  • September 2, 2019
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Carolyn Chenoweth1 1Fresenius Medical Care, carolyn.chenoweth@fmc-asia.com   Standard precautions were developed in 1996 with the aim of reducing transmission of blood borne viruses (BBV) between patients. A patient’s BBV status is unknown at the time of healthcare delivery, so all...
  • August 29, 2019
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