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Friday, March 18, 2016

#FF Spring Cleaning for the Brain

If you live in an area where winter equates to cold and snow there really is nothing better than seeing your first robin and hearing the twittering of birds in the morning.  Spring is a time of renewal and growth.  It’s a time to watch nature come alive with budding trees and blooming flowers, but it’s also a time when we tend to shake off the winter blahs. We feel   alive and want to refresh our lives.  Your refresh may come in the shape of purging closets to make way for your spring / summer wardrobe, a spring tune up for your car and removal of winter tires, hitting the gym to lose the extra pounds that somehow showed up or waking your brain with a little education.

As noted in past blogs, the Teleclass Education by Webber Training is an international lecture series on topics related to infection prevention and control. The objective is to bring the best possible education to the widest possible audience with the fewest possible barriers when trying to access it.  Here's the list of teleclasses for the second quarter of 2016.

Date
Title of Teleclass
Speaker
April 7th
Preventing Invasive Candida Infections – Where could we do better?
Dr. Philippe Eggimann, Switzerland
April 20th
The Core Components for Infection Prevention and Control Programs and Action Plan
Julie Storr, WHO
April 26th
Infection Prevention – It’s not just washing hands
Dr. Peter Hoffman, England
May 4th
Special Lecture for May 5th
Prof. Didier Pittet, WHO
May 12th
Infection Prevention Resources: Too few? Too many? A Discussion of Strategies to Calculate Appropriate IP Personnel Resources
Kate Gase, USA
May 16th
Physicians, Farmers, and the Politics of Antibiotic Resistance
Dr. Laura H. Kahn, USA
May 17th
What’s New in Number 2? Update on Diarrheal Disease From a Global Perspective
Dr. Dave Goldfarb, Canada
June 2nd
Are Your Cleaning Wipes Safe? Evidence Supporting the “One Room – One Wipe” Approach in Healthcare Settings
Dr. Laura Gavalda, Spain
June 9th
Controlling the Spread of VRE: Is active surveillance worthwhile?
Prof. Hilary Humpreys, Ireland
June 23rd
Exploring the Role of Environmental Surfaces in Occupational Infection Prevention
Dr. Amber Mitchell & Barbara DeBaun, USA
For more information on Webber Training, including a full list of the upcoming Infection Prevention and Control Teleclasses, please visit www.webbertraining.com

I hope many of you will take the opportunity to listen to these teleclasses and share them with your colleagues! 

Bugging Off!


Nicole

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