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Infection control update for residential aged care facilities | Webinar

August 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Free

Presenter: Margaret Jennings, Microbiologist, Infection Prevention and Control Educator and Consultant

Topics include:

  1. About SARS-2-CoV the virus and COVID-19 the infection – targeting throat, eyes and lungs. Emerging symptoms to add to the list and some nasty surprises with after effects.
  2. Transmission – how this virus finds you. The evidence for droplet transmission – explaining droplets. When does airborne transmission become an issue.
  3. What measures do I take at work to reduce risk to other staff and residents?
  4. Tips with hand hygiene and hand care
  5. Tips with cleaning and correct disinfection
  6. PPE – correct use from type of mask to eye
  7. The isolation room, food, laundry etc.
  8. When are we at our most infectious? What is presymptomatic and asymptomatic?
  9. What are the trends in Vic and NSW and treatment updates as of mid-August?
  10. When do my residents need to go to hospital?
  11. When is someone cleared? How long do residents require isolation for? How can I contain a facility in readiness?

Click here to RSVP by 11.00am, Thursday 27 August

Details

Date:
August 27
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/infection-control-update-for-residential-aged-care-facilities-tickets-117482895503

Organiser

Murray PHN
Email:
educationandnetworks@murrayphn.org.au
Website:
https://www.murrayphn.org.au

Venue

Webinar