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January 17, 2019(FREE … WHO Teleclass - Americas)
THE 2019 WHO GLOBAL SURVEY

Speaker: Prof. Didier Pitter and Prof. Benedetta Allegranzi, World Health Organization

Sponsored by the WHO Infection Prevention & Control Global Unit

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January 31, 2019BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS TO CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION PREVENTION, A NURSING PERSPECTIVE
Speaker: Dr. Nasia Safdar, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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February 5, 2019(European Teleclass)
ISSUES IN ANTIFUNGAL STEWARDSHIP: AN OPPORTUNITY THAT SHOULD NOT BE LOST

Speaker: Dr. Ramasubramanian, The Capstone Clinic, Tamil Nadu, India

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February 7, 2019(FREE Teleclass)
THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TUBERCULOSIS INFECTION CONTROL STRATEGY IN HIGH HIV/TB-BURDEN SETTINGS

Speaker: Dr. Eltony Mugomeri, Africa University in Zimbabwe
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February 13, 2019(South Pacific Teleclass)
THE INTRODUCTION OF RISK-BASED ASSESSMENT FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ESBL-E PATIENTS IN ACUTE CARE

Speaker: Julianne Munro, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Infection Prevention & Control, Canterbury District Health Board, New Zealand
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February 14, 2019(FREE Teleclass)
THE FALLOUT OF FAKE NEWS IN INFECTION PREVENTION, AND WHY CONTEXT MATTERS

Speaker: Prof. Didier Pittet, University of Geneva Hospitals, and Dr. Pierre Parneix, Hôpital Pellegrin, CHU de Bordeaux, France
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February 21, 2019COLLABORATIVE CLINICAL RESEARCH TO REDUCE INFECTIONS
Speaker: Prof. Elaine Larson, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

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March 7, 2019GOING BEYOND THE 5 MOMENTS
Speaker: Prof. Colin D. Furness, University of Toronto
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March 21, 2019INFLUENZA AND VIRAL PNEUMONIA
Speaker: Prof. Rodrigo Cavallazzi, University of Louisville
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March 26, 2019(European Teleclass)
TANNING THE BUGS: CONTAMINATION AND INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO STETHOSCOPE DISINFECTION

Speaker: Prof. Gabriele Messina, University of Siena, Italy
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April 3, 2019(South Pacific Teleclass)
HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATED INFECTION SURVEILLANCE IN THE ERA OF ELECTRONIC HEALTH DATA

Speaker: A/Prof. Phil Russo, Monash University, Australia
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April 9, 2019(FREE European Teleclass … Denver Russell Memorial Teleclass Lecture)
MODERN TOOLS FOR BACTERIAL IDENTIFICATION AND ANTIBIOTIC SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING

Speaker: Prof. Vincent Cattoir, University of Rennes, France
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April 18, 2019INFECTION CONTROL ISSUES IN HEALTHCARE CONSTRUCTION, PART 1 - RENOVATION
Speaker: Andrew Streifel, University of Minnesota
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May 3, 2019(FREE … WHO Teleclass ... Special Lecture for 5 May)
CLEAN CARE FOR ALL - IT'S IN YOUR HANDS

Speaker: Prof. Didier Pittet and Prof. Benedetta Allegranzi, World Health Organization, Geneva

Sponsored by the WHO Infection Prevention & Control Global Unit

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May 16, 2019IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE POPULATIONS: A PUBLIC HEALTH AND POLICY PERSPECTIVE ON A CONTINUING GLOBAL CRISIS
Speaker: Prof. Sotirios Tsiodras, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
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May 27, 2019(FREE Teleclass – Broadcast live from the IPAC Canada conference)
ADAPTING IPAC IN UNCONVENTIONAL SPACES

Speaker:
Peter Hoffman, Public Health England
Karenn Staniforth, Nottingham University Hospitals, UK
Dr. Michael Weinbren, University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust

In collaboration with Healthcare Infection Society (HIS)
 

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May 28, 2019(FREE Teleclass – Broadcast live from the IPAC Canada conference)
ADULT LEARNING STYLES

Speaker:
Karren Hoffmann, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Professor Marilyn Cruikshank, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

In collaboration with the Association for Professionals in Infection Prevention and Epidemiology (APIC) and Australasia College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC)

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May 29, 2019(FREE Teleclass – Broadcast live from the IPAC Canada conference)
ONE HEALTH: THE RISKS AND REWARDS OF LOVING ANIMALS

Speaker: Prof. Jason Stull, Ohio State University

Broadcast sponsored by GOJO Canada

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June 5, 2019(South Pacific Teleclass)
THE ROLE OF ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE CULTURE IN RESOURCE-LIMITED SETTINGS

Speaker: Prof. Anucha Apisarnthanarak, Thammasart University Hospital, Pratumthani, Thailand
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June 13, 2019(FREE Teleclass)
SSI SURVEILLANCE STRATEGIES IN UNDER-RESOURCED SETTINGS

Speaker: Dr Joseph S Solomkin, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and World Surgical Infection Society

Sponsored by the World Surgical Infection Society

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June 25, 2019(European Teleclass)
GETTING TO GRIPS WITH HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED GRAM-NEGATIVE BLOODSTREAM INFECTION SOURCES

Speaker: Dr. Jon Otter, Imperial College London
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July 9, 2019(European Teleclass)
SUPERBUGS - THE CENTRALITY OF HUMAN BEHAVIOUR: A FOCUS ON FILOVIRUS OUTBREAKS

Speaker: Prof. Adriano Duse, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
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July 16, 2019CONTROL OF NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION IN A PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL
Speaker: Dr. Shahnaz Armin, Pediatrician, Shaheed Beheshtee University of Medical Sciences, Iran
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July 25, 2019DIAGNOSTIC STEWARDSHIP: MODIFIED CULTURE TESTING TO ENHANCE ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDSHIP
Speaker: Robert Garcia, Stony Brook University Medical Center, New York City

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August 15, 2019(FREE Teleclass)
BED BUG PREVENTION IN THE HEALTHCARE SETTING

Speaker: Dr. Marcia Anderson, Environmental Protection Agency, United States
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August 22, 2019HOW TO ENGAGE AND EDUCATE NURSES IN EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE
Speaker: Eileen J. Carter, Columbia University School of Nursing
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September 5, 2019MEASURES TO PREVENT AND CONTROL VRE: DO THEY REALLY MATTER?
Speaker: Dr. Hilary Humphreys, The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

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September 12, 2019(FREE Teleclass)
MEAT, MONKEYS, AND MOSQUITOES: A ONE HEALTH PERSPECTIVE ON EMERGING DISEASES

Speaker: Prof. Laura Kahn, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
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September 22, 2019(FREE European Teleclass – Broadcast live from the Infection Prevention Society conference)
Cottrell Lecture ... CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL

Speaker: Prof. Brett Mitchell, University of Newcastle, Australia
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September 24, 2019(FREE European Teleclass – Broadcast live from the Infection Prevention Society conference)
Ayliffe Lecture ... PNEUMOCYSTIS - AN IMPORTANT HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTION?

Speaker: Prof. Tim Boswell, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
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September 24, 2019(FREE South Pacific Teleclass – Broadcast live from the New Zealand Infection Prevention & Control Nurses College conference)
IPC EDUCATION: DEVELOPMENT OF PROGRAMMES

Speaker: Prof. Shaheen Mehtar, Stellenbosch University, South Africa


Live broadcast sponsored by Schulke

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October 3, 2019BEWARE OF DRY BIOFILMS: THE NEXT CHALLENGE IN INFECTION CONTROL
Speaker: Prof. Jean-Yves Maillard, Cardiff University, Wales

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October 10, 2019ENDOSCOPE REPROCESSING: PARADIGM SHIFT
Speaker: Dr. Michelle Alfa, University of Manitoba 

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October 16, 2019(South Pacific Teleclass)
SELF-REPORTED BEHAVIORS AND PERCEPTIONS OF AUSTRALIAN PARAMEDICS IN RELATION TO HAND HYGIENE AND GLOVING PRACTICES IN PARAMEDIC-LED HEALTHCARE

Speaker: Prof. Nigel Barr, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia

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October 24, 2019INFECTION CONTROL ISSUES IN HEALTHCARE CONSTRUCTION, PART 2 – NEW BUILDS
Speaker: Andrew Streifel, University of Minnesota
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November 7, 2019HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA THAT IS NOT VENTILATOR-ASSOCIATED: BIG PROBLEM, BUT GUIDELINE-FREE ZONE
Speaker: Martin Kiernan, University of West London
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November 12, 2019(FREE European Teleclass)
THE ROLE OF CLEANERS IN INFECTION PREVENTION - NEGLECTED FRONT LINE WORKERS IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES

Speaker: Prof. Wendy Graham, and Dr. Giorgia Gon, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Sponsored by the World Surgical Infection Society

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November 14, 2019(FREE Teleclass)
AHEAD – A CONSOLIDATED FRAMEWORK FOR BEHAVIOURAL INFECTIOUS RISKS IN ACUTE CARE – PART 2

Speaker: Prof. Hugo Sax and Dr. Lauren Clack, University of Zurich Hospitals, Switzerland

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November 18, 2019(FREE … WHO Teleclass - Europe)
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR STARTING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION CORE COMPONENTS OF INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL PROGRAMS: A NEW APPROACH

Speaker: Prof. Benedetta Allegranzi, World Health Organization, Geneva


Sponsored by the WHO Infection Prevention & Control Global Unit

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November 21, 2019PRIORITIZING RESEARCH AREAS FOR ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDSHIP PROGRAMS
Speaker: Dr. Caroline Nott and Dr. Kathryn Suh, The Ottawa Hospital 

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November 26, 2019INFLUENZA DIAGNOSIS, TRANSMISSION AND CONTROL IN AN EVERYDAY HOSPITAL SETTING
Speaker: Dr. Julian Tang, University of Hospitals of Leicester. UK

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December 5, 2019(European Teleclass)
HOW TO COMMUNICATE ABOUT HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTION WITH X, Y AND Z GENERATIONS

Speaker: Dr Anne-Gaëlle Venier, Hôpital Pellegrin - CHU de Bordeaux, France
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December 18, 2019(FREE Teleclass)
CLEANING IN HEALTHCARE

Speaker: Prof. Andreas Voss, Radboud University, The Netherlands
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January 7, 2020SOCIAL MEDIA IMPACT ON INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL
Speaker: Prof. Didier Pittet, University of Geneva Hospitals, Switzerland
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January 23, 2020(FREE Teleclass)
A ONE HEALTH PERSPECTIVE ON FOOD SECURITY

Speaker: Prof. Laura Kahn, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Princeton University

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January 30, 2020POSITIVE DEVIANCE AND HAND HYGIENE: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE BEST?
Speaker: Josiane Létourneau, Univeristy of Montreal
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February 13, 2020MALNUTRITION RISK AND HEALTHCARE INFECTION – A MUST DO
Speaker: Dr. Fidelma Fitzpatrick, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 

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February 18, 2020(FREE European Teleclass … Denver Russell Memorial Teleclass Lecture)
ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE – A GLOBAL ONE HEALTH CHALLENGE

Speaker: Prof. Séamus Fanning, University College Dublin, Ireland
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February 19, 2020(South Pacific Teleclass)
DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING A PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR HIGH-CONSEQUENCE INFECTIOUS DISEASE PREPAREDNESS

Speaker: Ruth Barratt, Canterbury District Health Board, New Zealand, Dr. Mary Wyer, University of Tasmania, Australia
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February 27, 2020ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDSHIP IN NURSING HOMES
Speaker: Prof. Patricia Stone, Columbia University, School of Nursing

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March 3, 2020(European Teleclass)
THE EFFICACY OF INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL COMMITTEES IN AFRICAN SETTINGS

Speaker: Eltony Mugomeri , Africa University, Zimbabwe
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March 12, 2020(FREE Teleclass)
THE BUZZ AROUND MOSQUITOES AND MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASES

Speaker: Dr. Marcia Anderson, Environmental Protection Agency

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March 19, 2020INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN HOME CARE AND HOSPICE: COMMON COMPLIANCE ISSUES
Speaker: Mary McGoldrick, Home Health Systems, Inc.
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April 16, 2020WATERBORNE PATHOGENS: WHY IS THEIR PROFILE CHANGING?
Speaker: Prof. Syed A Sattar, Centre for Research on Environmental Microbiology, Canada
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April 29, 2020(South Pacific Teleclass)
SHARPS INJURIES – WHY AREN’T WE AT ZERO?

Speaker: Terry Grimmond, Grimmond and Associates, New Zealand
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April 30, 2020BEYOND HIGH-TOUCH SURFACES: PORTABLE EQUIPMENT, FLOORS AND CLOTHING AS POTENTIAL SOURCES OF TRANSMISSION OF HAI PATHOGENS
Speaker: Dr. Curtis Donskey, Louis Stokes VA Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
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May 4, 2020(FREE Teleclass – Broadcast live from the IPAC Canada conference)
MAKING CHANGE HAPPEN WITH A BUSINESS CASE

Speaker: Brendalynn Ens, Director, Implementation Support & Knowledge Mobilization, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health

Sponsored by the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health

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May 5, 2020(FREE … WHO Teleclass)
SPECIAL LECTURE FOR 5 MAY

Speaker: Prof. Didier Pittet, World Health Organization, Geneva


Sponsored by the WHO Infection Prevention & Control Global Unit

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May 5, 2020(FREE Teleclass – Broadcast live from the IPAC Canada conference)
CLINICAL PRACTICE IN LONG TERM CARE

Speaker: To be confirmed
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May 21, 2020REPROCESSING OF CRITICAL FOOT CARE DEVICES
Speaker: Clare Barry, Infection Control Consultant, Canada, and Merlee Steele-Rodway, Canadian Association of Medical Device Reprocessing
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June 4, 2020FEEDBACK AS A PRINCIPLE OF SYSTEM BEHAVIOR – ABOUT HELICOPTERS, METABOLISM, AND HEALTHCARE WORKERS
Speaker: Prof. Hugo Sax, University of Zurich Hospitals, Switzerland
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June 18, 2020DISCOVERING AND TRANSFORMING THE INNER ICP EDUCATOR: EXPLORING CORE ELEMENTS OF AN INNOVATIVE PROFESSIONAL'S EXPERIENCE
Speaker: Dr. Gwyneth Meyers, Alberta Health Services

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July 23, 2020IMPROVEMENT OF HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANING AND DISINFECTION PRACTICES FOLLOWING AN EIGHT-MONTH OUTBREAK
Speaker: Corey Weisgerber and Terrence Shaw, Regina General Hospital, Saskatchewan
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August 18, 2020(FREE Teleclass)
POLIO ERADICATION IN INDIA AND TAKEAWAYS FOR OTHERS

Speaker: Dr. Ranga Reddy, Infection Control Academy of India

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September 10, 2020LOOK AT WHAT THE CAT SCRATCHED IN – PET ASSOCIATED ZOONOSES, WHAT’S NEW AND RELEVANT FOR INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL
Speaker: Prof. Jason Stull, Prof. Jason Stull, University of Prince Edward Island, and Ohio State University 

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September 28, 2020(FREE European Teleclass – Broadcast live from the Infection Prevention Society conference)
COTTRELL LECTURE

Speaker: To be confirmed
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September 30, 2020(FREE European Teleclass – Broadcast live from the Infection Prevention Society conference)
AYLIFFE LECTURE

Speaker: To be confirmed
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October 15, 2020(FREE Teleclass)
THE VALUE OF CERTIFICATION - “WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?

Speaker: Sandra Callery, Certification Board of Infection Control

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October 20, 2020(European Teleclass)
CAN WE HALVE GRAM-NEGATIVE BLOODSTREAM INFECTIONS? A DEBATE

Speaker: Prof. Jon Otter, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and Martin Kiernan, University of West London

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October 20, 2020(FREE … WHO Teleclass - Americas)
CLEAN HOSPITALS: THE NEXT FRONTIER IN INFECTION PREVENTION

Speaker: Prof. Didier Pittet, World Health Organization, Geneva


Sponsored by the WHO Infection Prevention & Control Global Unit

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October 29, 2020(FREE Teleclass)
CLEANING UP AFTER RODENTS IN HEALTHCARE SETTINGS

Speaker: Dr. Marcia Anderson, Environmental Protection Agency

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November 5, 2020INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN HOME HEALTHCARE – FINDINGS FROM TWO LARGE MULTI-METHOD STUDIES
Speaker: Prof. Jingling Shang, Columbia University
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November 19, 2020EMERGING FUNGAL INFECTIONS AND INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL
Speaker: Prof. Andreas Voss, Radboud University, The Netherlands

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November 26, 2020INFLUENZA DIAGNOSIS, TRANSMISSION AND CONTROL IN AN EVERYDAY HOSPITAL SETTING
Speaker: Dr Julian W Tang, University of Leicester, UK
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December 3, 2020 EFFECTIVELY MONITORING HAND HYGIENE: DIRECT OBSERVATION ONLY OR COMBINED WITH AUTOMATED MONITORING
Speaker: Dr. John Boyce, J.M. Boyce Consulting, LLC


Broadcast sponsored by GOJO Canada

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December 10, 2020MAKING BEHAVIOUR CHANGE INTERVENTIONS EFFECTIVE BY APPLYING BEHAVIOUR CHANGE THEORY
Speaker: Prof. Colin Furness, University of Toronto
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