Workshops - 2.5 hours
This session will focus on prevention of environmentally transmitted pathogens and how to approach investigating transmission of pathogens potentially associated with the healthcare environment.
Attendees will learn about the hierarchy of controls to preventing infection, and strategies and tools to investigate incidence/outbreaks of pathogens transmitted from fomites and environmental reservoirs..
Discussions will include:
- Stations for Environmental Sampling
- Demonstration Surface Sampling
- Hand/Glove Sampling
- Air Sampling
- Water Sampling (sink area and P-trap demo)