Infection Today Conference 2015

When Oct 07, 2015 from 09:30 AM to 04:55 PM
Where Birmingham
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The conference will be of interest to Infection Control Nurses, Trainee Microbiologists, Microbiologists, Clinical Scientists, Infectious Diseases Physicians, HPA Staff, plus other professionals working within this field.


This one day conference has been awarded 4 CPD points.


Cost: 80 Free places (Only open to microbiology trainees and IPS members); Remainder: £40 for members and non-members

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Twitter: #infectiontoday15


Programme highlights include:


  • Sepsis - A National Response: Dr Ron Daniels
  • A Patient’s Perspective of Necrotising Fasciitis and Invasive Group A Streptococcus: Doreen Marsden
  • Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) - Can we beat it?: Peter Hawkey
  • CPE: Kirsty Dodgson
  • CPE Q&A: Peter Hawkey & Kirsty Dodgson
  • Preventing ICU-Acquired infections - let's focus on things that work!: Duncan Wynbcoll
  • The Human Factor in Infection Control Compliance: Kate Prevc & Carolyn Dawson
  • Personal Experience of Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone: Lt Col (Dr) Mark Bailey RAMC


We encourage everyone involved to submit an abstract. If you have a project or piece of work that you have been working on which you would like to share then why don't you consider submitting an abstract for presentation. If accepted, you will be asked to bring a poster with you and the top three posters will be asked to present on site at the conference in order to win one of the three prizes on offer: £100 for 1st place, £50 for 2nd place and £25 for 3rd place.


The closing date for all abstracts is Monday 17th August 2015.


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