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Friday, January 22, 2021

#FF New Year, New Opportunities to Learn

We are three weeks into the New Year.  I'm betting for some, New Year's resolutions have already been broken or forgotten.   The one resolution I hope we will always set and never put aside is continued learning.  Education has never been more important than in the last year, not just for those of us who have infection prevention knowledge, but the public, as many of us are learning for the first time just how serious viruses can be.

For Talk Clean To Me, Matt and
I hope to continue to bring new content on cleaning and disinfection and the use of chemicals to markets outside of healthcare, but also to continue to support worthy companies and people who are dedicated to bringing infection prevention education to anyone interested. As noted in past blogs, the Teleclass Education by Webber Training is an international lecture series on infection prevention and control topics. The objective is to bring the best possible infection prevention and control information to the widest possible audience, with the fewest barriers to access.  Here's the list of upcoming teleclasses until the end of March.

Date

Title of Teleclass

Speaker

January 14th

COVID Fakery

Prof. Didier Pittet, Switzerland

January 21st

COVID in Nursing Homes

Prof. Allison McGreer, Canada

January 28th

COVID Update: Focus on Vaccines

Prof. Robert T. Ball, USA

February 4th

Supporting the Psychological Safety and Wellbeing of Healthcare Workers Through Uncertain Times

Amy Pack and Dr. Diane Aubin, Canada

February 9th

Antimicrobial Stewardship in Asia Pacific – Global Bellweather?

Prof. Anucha Apisarnthanarak, Thailand

February 17th

The New Zealand COVID-19 Response – Lessons Learned

Prof. Ian Town, New Zealand

February 25th

Continuous Active Anti-Viral Coatings

Prof. Charles Gerba, USA

March 9th

Prologue Reimagining Infection Prevention with Compassion – A Positive Legacy of COVID-19

Julie Storr, UK

March 11th

Heater-Coolers: Mycobacterial introduction, Behavior and Disinfection

Prof. Joseph O. Falkinham, III, USA

March 25th

Safety in the Medical Device Reprocessing Department

Merlee Steele-Rodway, Canada

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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