IPS Scottish Branch National Conference 2015

When Oct 29, 2015 from 09:05 AM to 04:05 PM
Where Glasgow
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As the independent voice of infection prevention and control in Scotland, the Infection Prevention Society (IPS) Scottish Branch would like to invite you to attend their national conference entitled 'Together Towards Tomorrow' on Thursday 29th October 2015 at the Thistle Hotel in Glasgow. We are pleased to confirm that this event is free for all IPS members and non-members.

 

With an established support network, the IPS Scottish Branch offers professional development opportunities for both educational and research in the field of infection prevention and control. The 2015 programme will offer opportunities for those with differing experience in Infection Prevention to gain the optimum educational experience.

 

The Programme:

 

·         TB the future: Justine McCuaig

·         Combating resistance: The role of stewardship? Professor Dilip Nathwani OBE

·         Clostridium difficile infection – How low can we go: Professor John E Coia

·         The National Infection Prevention and Control Manual and related issues: Lisa Ritchie

·         Hand hygiene adherence in Scottish medical students: a human factors and health psychology approach: Dr Sabine Nolte

·         The hospital cleanliness campaign short life working group - an update: Lesley Shepherd

·         Are you ready for the future of auditing? Ann Higgins

·         Importance of human factors within IP strategies: Mark Johnstone

·         Decontamination e-learning programme: Christine Young

·         The proposed model for NMC revalidation – The Scottish Pilot: Gillian Costello

·         IPC competencies in practice: Jan Clarkson

 

We would also like to invite you to bring along a scientific poster to display at the conference. If you have a poster which has been presented at a previous conference or have not done so before, please feel free to bring one along as we want to encourage you to share your experiences and knowledge with your fellow colleagues. A prize for the Best Poster will also be awarded.

 

Registration is quick and easy and can be completed online: https://www.eventsforce.net/ipsscotbranch2015

 

In addition to a comprehensive programme the conference will also feature an extensive exhibition featuring over 40 companies all with an interest in infection prevention and control.

 

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