PICNet Educational Conference: Registration discount extended to January 26

Jan 18, 2018 | News

Interested in learning about infection prevention and control? The Provincial Infection Control Network of BC (PICNet)’s educational conference provides an opportunity for health care professionals to learn about the latest issues and developments in Infection Prevention & Control, and to network with others working in this field. The conference takes place March 8-9, 2018 at the Sheraton Airport Hotel in Richmond.

A registration discount is available until January 26; after that, all registrations are full price. You can find more information at www.picnet.ca/conference

The conference presentation topics include:

  • The leadership power of small acts.
  • How ICPs can get involved in research.
  • Ethical decision making.
  • Vaccinations: What’s new and/or improved?
  • Use of whole-genome sequencing data to investigate an outbreak.
  • It’s all in your hands: Preventing hand dermatitis.
  • The disinfectant duke-out.
  • Waste woes.
  • Critical device failure: Now what?
  • The art of execution: Examining the noose of implementation science.
  • Short 'n' Snappy presentations from Community of Practice members.

You don’t have to have a background in infection control to attend the PICNet conference; everyone is welcome! In past years, PICNet has been pleased to have delegates and speakers from the areas of:

  • Nursing
  • Infection Control
  • Patient Safety & Quality
  • Residential (long-term) care
  • Allied Health Services
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Public Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiology

You can read more about the conference at www.picnet.ca/conference. If you have any questions about the program or registration, please email picnet@phsa.ca.

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