Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

Fundamentals of Infection Control During Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Healthcare Facilities
Gold Seal: 1 Credit * A Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group Course
Date
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
Location
Accent Inn Burnaby
3777 Henning Drive
Burnaby, BC
V5C6N5
(Complimentary parking)
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Registration Deadline
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
Event Description

Construction, renovation, and maintenance of health care facilities bring specific risks associated with potentially fatal infection and illness. Preventing and controlling infection while these activities take place requires the implementation and support of preventive measures intended to protect patients, staff, and visitors from potential harm. Focusing on the application of the CSA Z317.13 standard, participants will learn how to address necessary measures and help control infection risk in health care facilities.

 

Course Outline

 

Background and Development of CSA Z317.13

  • How and why the Standard was developed
  • Risk factors and construction related infections

Infection Prevention and Control Measures - Levels I - IV

  • In-Depth examination of proper procedures before, during and after construction in each of the four levels identified in Table I of the Standard
  • Hypothetic case studies to test accuracy in identifying levels of control necessary for compliance and discussing outcomes

Procedures

  • Infection prevention and control measures
  • Multidisciplinary teams
  • Preventative measures analysis - tables I, II, III

Recommended Practices

  • Best practices in the industry that exceed current standard requirements

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Gain a general understanding of CSA Z317.13

  • Identify the risk factors and sources of health care facility infections

  • Identify all staff who should be involved in infection prevention and control measures during any aspect of construction, renovation and maintenance activities

  • Review effective infection prevention and control procedures during construction, renovation and maintenance

  • Understand and effectively apply infection prevention and control measures for renovation and/or new construction projects

  • Learn about industry best practices and how they can apply to your specific role

Who should attend?

  • Contractors

  • Construction Managers

  • Architects and Design Engineers

  • Commissioning Teams

Instructor: Mike Hickey - MF Hickey Consulting

President, Prince George Hospice Society
Director, Canadian Centre for Healthcare Facilities
Mike Hickey was recently the Director; Facilities Management and Support Services for Northern Health Authority based in Prince George, BC. Prior to moving to northern BC, Mike served as an Assistant Director of Facilities Management with the Healthcare Corporation of St. John’s and has worked in both acute care and long term care. He has also completed the management programs of Modern Management, Quality Management for Healthcare Professionals, Health Services Management, and Long Term Care Senior management (academic excellence award) through the Canadian Healthcare Association. He is currently past Chair of the BC Chapter of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society (CHES), as well as past National President of CHES.  Mike is also a Faculty member for the Canadian Healthcare Construction Program course, a joint effort of CHES (Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society) and ASHE (American Society for Healthcare Engineering).  He is also a faculty member of the Canadian Standards Association for CSA Standard Z317.13-12, Infection Control during Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Healthcare Facilities.  

 

*Note: This is Part 1 of an optional 2 Part course - Part 1: Fundamentals of Infection Control, and Part 2: Effective Implementation and Practical Applications of Infection Control. Part 2 will take place right after this course, on Wednesday June 26. If you would like to take both courses, please register for each course individually.

Contact & Support

For more information contact 604-298-7795

 

 

Pricing
All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration For Workshop
ICBA Member $575.00
Non-Member $625.00
Special Promotion: Group Discount
Agenda
8:00am - 8:30am
Registration
8:30am - 4:30pm
Workshop
Additional Information

*Note: This is Part 1 of an optional 2 Part course - Part 1: Fundamentals of Infection Control, and Part 2: Effective Implementation and Practical Applications of Infection Control. Part 2 will take place right after this course, on Wednesday June 26. If you would like to take both courses, please register for each course individually.

Cancellation &
Refund Policy

COURSE REGISTRATION CANCELLATIONS, TRANSFERS & REFUNDS:

 

Cancellations received at least 10 business days prior to the course date will result in a full refund.

 

Cancellations received less than 10 business days but more than 5 full business days prior to the course date are subject to an administration fee of $100 per day for full and half-day seminars, or $25 for breakfast sessions.

 

Registrants who do not show up for a course, and/or who do not notify ICBA at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the course. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.

 

Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the course.

 

 
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