Month: August 2019

Cathy Jones1 1Healthscope, 312 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, cathy.jones@healthscope.com.au Infection prevention is a critical part of an overarching quality and safety clinical governance system. However, as with all aspects of clinical governance, there is a dilemma about what...
  • August 29, 2019
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Carol O’Sullivan1 1WA Country Health Service, Locked Bag 4011 Broome, WA6725, Carol.OSullivan@health.wa.gov.au     The Kimberley Health Region of the WA Country Health Service covers the Kimberley Region of Western Australia. It is the state’s most northern region; almost twice...
  • August 29, 2019
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Vicki McNeil1 1SA Health, Infection Control Service, CDC Branch, PO Box 6, Rundle Mall, SA 5000, Email:vicki.mcneil@sa.gov.au The National Antimicrobial Utilisation Surveillance Program (NAUSP) commenced in 2004 with 35 member hospitals, the majority from South Australia. The Program has expanded...
  • August 29, 2019
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Dr Holly Seale1 1 School of Public health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Level 2, Samuels Building, Sydney, NSW, 2031. H.seale@unsw.edu.au     Immunisation is recommended throughout life to prevent vaccine-preventable diseases (VPD), VPD-associated morbidity and mortality...
  • August 29, 2019
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Catherine Jones1 1Women’s and Newborn Health Service, King Edward Memorial Hospital, 374 Bagot Road Subiaco Western Australia 6008 Catherine.jones@health.wa.gov.au   In October 2015, a designated Infection Prevention and Management Senior Project Officer was employed, as part of the Operational Readiness...
  • August 29, 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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Dr Brendan White1 Australian Dental Association Inc   This presentation aims to explain the current environment in which the latest edition of the ADA Infection Control Guidelines has been produced. The latest source information will be referenced and significant changes...
  • August 19, 2019
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Megan Reilly1, Dr Soniya Nanda2 1Hands-On Infection Control, PO Box 233, North Perth WA 6906, megan@handsoninfectioncontrol.com.au 2Department of Health, 189 Royal Street, East Perth WA 6004, soniya.nanda@health.wa.gov.au   Ask any dental practitioner about their infection prevention program, and they are...
  • August 19, 2019
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