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TIBDN Education Day Nov. 16, 2017

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 for TIBDN Education Day at the Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium (600 University Avenue).

Event details

When

Nov 16, 2017
from 08:15 AM to 01:30 PM

Where

Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium 600 University Avenue, Toronto ON M5G 1X5

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Event number: 74353114

 

Agenda: [Download PDF]

8:15 – 8:45

Coffee/Registration

8:45 – 9:00

Welcome and Introduction - Dr. Allison McGeer

9:00 – 10:00

The Stealthy Group A Streptococcus: Epidemiologic Observations of a Recurring Pest and Provocateur
Surviving Strep-Strategies for Life Lecture
Dr. Edward L. Kaplan

Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, USA

10:00 –10:35

GAS Outbreak in an Urban Men’s Shelter
Dr. Michael Finkelstein

Associate Medical Officer of Health
Toronto Public Health, Toronto

10:35 –11:00

TB in Healthcare Settings: An Evidence-based Tool to Guide Contact Investigation and Identification
Dr. Elizabeth Rea

Associate Medical Officer of Health
Toronto Public Health, Toronto

11:00 – 11:15 Break /Poster Viewing

11:15 – 11:30

Prevalence of Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) in Hospital Drains and Relationship to Patient Isolates in South-Central Ontario, Canada
Ms. Alainna Jamal

MD-PhD Student, Mount Sinai Hospital
University of Toronto

11:30 – 11:45

Reducing Inappropriate Double-Lumen Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Placements
Dr. Philip Lam

Infectious Diseases Fellow, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
University of Toronto

11:45 – 12:00

Rapid influenza testing reduces patient days in isolation
Dr. Larissa Matukas

Head, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Consultant
St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto

12:00 – 12:15

Evaluation of the HB&L Uroquattro Automated Analyzer for Screening Urine Culture Specimens in a Paediatric Centre
Dr. Astrid Petrich

Clinical Microbiologist
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

12:15 – 12:30

TIBDN Update
Dr. Allison McGeer

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch and Discussion