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TIBDN Education Day Nov. 15, 2018

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 for TIBDN Education Day at the Mount Sinai Hospital Auditorium (600 University Avenue).

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Nov 15, 2018
from 08:15 AM to 01:30 PM


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

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Event number: 91162099


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Agenda: [Download PDF]

8:15 – 8:45

Coffee and Registration

8:45 – 9:00

Welcome and Introduction - Dr. Allison McGeer

9:00 – 10:00

What's new in the antibiotic pipeline?
Dr. Gerry Wright

Director, Michael G. DeGroote Institute of Infectious Diseases Research
McMaster University, Hamilton ON

10:00 –10:45

Point of Care Testing in Clinical Microbiology
Dr. Susan Poutanen

Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician
Sinai Health System, Toronto ON

10:45 – 11:00 Break and Poster Viewing

11:00 – 11:20

EFFECT-CPE: A Multicenter, Open-label, Randomized Controlled Feasibility Pilot
Dr. Susy Hota

Medical Director, Infection Control and Prevention
University Health Network, Toronto ON

11:20 – 11:45

Where's the beef? Listeria Outbreak in a Hospital Setting
Dr. Bryna Warshawsky

Medical Director, Communicable Diseases, Emergency Preparedness Response
Public Health Ontario and
Ms. Leigh Hobbs
Epidemiologist, Public Health Ontario

11:45 – 12:00

Which healthcare workers work with acute respiratory illness? Evidence from Canadian acute care hospitals during four influenza seasons: 2010/2011 to 2013/2014
Dr. Lili Jiang

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Sinai Health System, Toronto ON

12:00 – 12:30

TIBDN Update
Dr. Allison McGeer

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch and Discussion

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