HHA Workshop at ACIPC 2015

Australian infection control professionals have been remarkably successful in implementing hand hygiene programs. This workshop will address theoretical considerations about how to sustain these gains while addressing remaining challenges, and will also provide practical frontline examples.

Welcome

Prof Lindsay Grayson
Director, HHA

 

Update on the National Hand Hygiene Initiative

NHHI program review update

Jennifer Bradford,
Project Officer, HHA

New tools and next steps

Dr Andrew Stewardson, National Project Manager, HHA
Ms Kate Ryan, Project Coordinator, HHA

Engaging and sustaining

Engaging different healthcare worker groups

Prof Lindsay Grayson
Director, HHA

Translating evidence into practice: a guide to successful implementation

Prof Gill Harvey
School of Nursing, The University of Adelaide

Promoting hand hygiene in specific settings

Oral health

Ms Kate Ryan
Project Coordinator, HHA

Emergency departments

A/Prof Rhonda Stuart
Medical Director, Infection Prevention & Epidemiology, Monash Health

Anaesthesia - not just passing gas

Dr Ben Turner
Anaesthetist, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne

Anaesthesia - not just passing gas - Download the PDF presentation (video not available)

Innovation Session

New hand hygiene initiatives in Singapore

Dr Ling Moi Lin
Director of Infection Control, Singapore General Hospital

Clinical simulation education

Ms Rachel Thomson
NUM, Infection Prevention & Control Unit, Royal Hobart Hospital

Invited Speakers

  • Prof Gill Harvey, School of Nursing, The University of Adelaide
  • Dr Ling Moi Lin, Director of Infection Control, Singapore General Hospital
  • A/Prof Rhonda Stuart, Medical Director, Infection Prevention & Epidemiology, Monash Health
  • Ms Rachel Thomson, NUM, Infection Prevention & Control Unit, Royal Hobart Hospital
  • Dr Ben Turner, Anaesthetist, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne

 

Hand Hygiene Australia

  • Prof Lindsay Grayson, Director
  • Dr Andrew Stewardson, National Project Manager
  • Ms Kate Ryan, Project Coordinator
  • Ms Jennifer Bradford, Project Officer