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Infection Prevention & Control (IPC)

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Speaker:
Dr. Mutlaq Alotaibi
Mr. Adel Alanazi
Mr. nawaf Almtrafi
Mr yahia Alnashabh
Ms. Ahlam Alamri
Dr. nadeen Burhan

Time: 8 AM – 5 PM
Date: 1 Nov
Attendees No.: 40
Price: 200 SAR

An Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) workshop refers to a specialized event or training program that focuses on promoting and enhancing the understanding and implementation of strategies to prevent and control the spread of infections.

These workshops are designed to educate healthcare professionals and other relevant individuals about best practices in infection prevention and control, with the ultimate goal of reducing healthcare-associated infections and improving patient safety.

The main objectives of an IPC workshop are to:

  1. Raise awareness: Workshops aim to increase participants’ understanding of the importance of infection prevention and control in healthcare settings. This includes educating participants about the risks and consequences of healthcare-associated infections, the modes of transmission of infectious agents, and the impact of infections on patient outcomes.
  2. Share best practices: Workshops provide a platform for sharing evidence-based best practices in infection prevention and control. Participants can learn from experts and experienced professionals in the field, gaining insights into topics such as hand hygiene, personal protective equipment (PPE) use, sterilization and disinfection, environmental cleaning, and safe injection practices.
  3. Enhance technical skills: IPC workshops often include practical training sessions to improve participants’ technical skills in implementing infection prevention and control measures. This may involve demonstrations of proper hand hygiene techniques, correct donning and doffing of PPE, and effective cleaning and disinfection practices.
  4. Promote compliance with guidelines and standards: Workshops inform participants about relevant national and international guidelines, standards, and protocols related to infection prevention and control. This helps ensure that participants are aware of the recommended practices and can implement them in their healthcare settings to minimize the risk of infections.
  5. Foster collaboration and networking: IPC workshops provide opportunities for participants to network, share experiences, and learn from one another. This collaboration can lead to the exchange of ideas, strategies, and innovations in infection prevention and control, ultimately improving the overall quality of healthcare practices.

By improving awareness, knowledge, and skills, IPC workshops contribute to the prevention and control of infections in healthcare settings, ultimately improving patient safety and healthcare outcomes. These workshops play a crucial role in equipping healthcare professionals with the necessary tools and information to effectively implement and sustain infection prevention and control measures.

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