Tuesday, March 8, 2022
5:00 p.m. a 6:30 p.m. (DST)

This workshop is part of the PAHO-WHO COVID-19 Pillar HSS Series and will be held on March 8, 9 and 10, 2022. At the end of the workshop, the participants will be able to carry out the infection prevention measures to decrease the burden of HAI in patients admitted with COVID-19.

This event will be carried out entirely online and with free access. The session will have simultaneous translation options in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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Objective(s) of the meeting: 

This training aims to discuss evidence-based recommendations for the prevention of healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in admitted patients in acute care facilities.

Brief synthesis of the topics: 
  • Introduction to the training course
  • Pre-course knowledge test
  • Prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections
  • Prevention of respiratory tract infections
  • Prevention of respiratory tract infections
Speakers. Brief summary of the curriculum: 
  • Dr. Fernando Otaiza
  • Dr. Silvia Acosta
  • Dr. Valeska Stempliuk
IPC, HSS, HS, HSS Pillar, infection, prevention, patients, COVID-19