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WEBINAR: Infection Prevention and Control Series

Wed 17th July @ 7:00 pm

Are you ready to take your knowledge and skills in workplace infection prevention to the next level?
Or perhaps you’re seeking a timely refresher on the latest infection prevention and control principles? Look no further!

The Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) is thrilled to present a series of webinars dedicated to Infection Prevention and Control throughout the month of July 2024. With recent updates to the Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare Standards, it’s crucial to adapt and align your practices to the new standard. Our webinars will equip you with the knowledge and tools to do just that.

Over three session we will focus on:

  1. Basic Principles
  2. Reprocessing, Storage, Handling and Transportation of Reusable Medical and Other Devices (RMDs)
  3. Infection Prevention Environmental Controls

Our speaker, Megan Reilly (RN BN MHlthSc (Inf Control) TAE40116 Cert IV Training & Assessment Immunise Cert ACSQHC Hand Hygiene Auditor MACN), brings over three decades of infection prevention and control experience across diverse healthcare contexts. Since 1998, her company Hands-On Infection Control has provided consultancy, education, and immunisation services to health and human service organisations throughout Australia, with a focus on out-of-hospital settings and special projects. Megan’s contributions extend globally—she’s presented at international conferences, authored peer-reviewed articles, and actively engaged with professional associations.

These sessions are aimed at:

  • General Practitioners (GPs)
  • Practice Nurses
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Aged Care staff
  • Administration, Reception, and Management Teams

To reserve your place, please register via the links below:

Register for Webinar 2 – Wed 17 July, 2024:
Infection Prevention and Control: Reprocessing, Storage, Handling and Transportation of Reusable Medical and Other Devices (RMDs)

Register for Webinar 3 – Thur 25 July, 2024:
Infection Prevention and Control: Infection Prevention Environmental Controls

DATE:
Wed 17th July


TIME:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


SPEAKERS:

Megan Reilly – RN | Director – Hands-On Infection Control

Megan has 35 years experience in infection prevention and control across various healthcare settings. Since 1998, her company Hands-On Infection Control has provided consultancy, education, and immunisation services to health and human service organisations throughout Australia, with a focus on out-of-hospital settings and special projects.

Megan has presented at local and international conferences, has articles published in peer-reviewed journals, and actively contributed to professional associations.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Clinical and non-clinical staff including GPs, Practice Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, administration, reception and management teams working in the Northern sydney Primary Health Network region.
LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  • Define the role of infection prevention and control
  • Identify risks of potential cross-infection/contamination within the practice and risk manage them appropriately
  • Describe the basic principles of infection prevention and control
  • Discuss how aspects of IPC can be utilised within the workplace to prevent the risk of disease outbreak
COST:
There is no cost for Practices and their staff within the SNHN region to attend this training


ENQUIRIES:

Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.





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