Skincare and Impact on Healthcare Workers during COVID-19

Join Associate Professor Rosemary Nixon AM, Dermatologist and Occupational Physician, from Skin Health Institute, as she explores skincare concerns and the impact on health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. You will learn about rashes as it relates to face and hand protection, problems with personal protective equipment (PPE), especially gloves and masks, as well as how to minimize and manage occupational dermatitis.

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Managing the Ambulatory Care Setting Through COVID-19

Join Debbie Lichtenberg, BSN, RN, CIC certified infection prevention professional who has been on the frontline in a large teaching hospital in Boston, MA during the pandemic. She discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the ambulatory care setting and the unique challenges it poses, provides a review of key considerations for managing daily operations and highlights the necessary procedures and resources to keep staff, patients and visitors safe.

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COVID-19 and Laboratory Services

Join Maureen Spencer, M.Ed, RN, CIC, FAPIC, Infection Preventionist Consultant, and prolific writer and researcher, as she describe the impact of COVID-19 and recommended preventative practices, discusses key considerations for establishing a safe environment for lab personnel, and reviews the PPE required for different activities carried out in the lab relating to handling and processing COVID-19 specimens.

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Impact of Low Quality PPE on Infection Control

Join Dr. Cath Murphy, Standards Manager for the Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN) and global expert in infection prevention and control, as she discusses the risk of using low quality personal protective equipment in healthcare settings and the impact it has on infection control. You will learn the global and national practices dictating the manufacturing standards of PPE quality, as well as how to assess PPE and glove quality for ensuring high protection levels.

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Reopening Dental Practices: Infection Control Challenges

Join Dr. Roslyn Franklin, BDSc, GCert Infection Prevention and Control specialist and dentist as she presents best practices when preparing to reopen dental practices. With her respected consultancy business, Amalgamate, Roslyn has focused on working with and educating dental teams to achieve realistic and best practice infection prevention and control practice in Australia. Watch as she provides you with realistic and evidence-based infection control measures to reduce risk and improve safety for all workers and patients.

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Allergie professionnelle au latex

Apprenez à différencier dermatite et réactions allergiques de type I et de type IV ; à déterminer l’incidence, les causes et les symptômes de l’allergie au latex ; à comprendre le diagnostic d’allergie de type I ; et à appréhender les stratégies et les recommandations actuelles visant à lutter contre l’allergie au latex.
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La dermatose professionnelle en milieu vétérinaire

Étude du risque et de l’incidence des dermatoses professionnelles dans la pratique vétérinaire d’après la littérature actuelle.  Explication de l’impact des dermatites de contact allergiques et irritatives, de l’urticaire de contact et des allergies aux latex, avec présentation des méthodes de prévention et de traitement.
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Santé des mains et respect des règles d’hygiène : peuvent-elles coexister ?

Comprendre la relation entre hygiène des mains, surfaces environnementales et utilisation des gants dans la transmission des infections nosocomiales. Recommandation des meilleures pratiques, protection de l’intégrité cutanée et présentation des solutions en cas d’irritation.
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Dental Webinars

Would Your Practice Be Prepared for an OSHA Inspection?

Join Mary Govoni, CDA, RDA, RDH, MBA, CEO of Mary Govoni & Associates, as she discusses the new regulations dental practitioners must follow to pass an OSHA inspection. After COVID-19, new guidelines have been implemented in dental to ensure safe patient interactions. Mary Govoni highlights these changes and helps you prepare for an inspection with the new guidelines post COVID-19.

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À la pointe du contrôle des infections en milieu dentaire – Zoom sur la Nouvelle-Zélande

Présentation des normes, lignes directrices et meilleures pratiques en vigueur pour le contrôle des infections en milieu dentaire. Apprenez à reconnaître et à réduire les risques courants d’infection ; étudiez les règles d’hygiène des mains et les procédures d’utilisation des gants et familiarisez-vous avec les différents matériaux de confection des gants.
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