Poster Presentations will be displayed for the duration of the conference in the poster display area in A0 size, portrait orientation.

A dedicated poster viewing reception will be hosted in the poster display area the evening of Tuesday 21st November from approximately 5:30pm.

Display Posters Due: COB Friday 3 November 2017

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Please use the tips and Guidelines below to prepare your display poster. When providing a copy of your poster for the App and website, ensure your submission is in PDF format and named with the conference name, and the last and first name of the first (submitting) author: ACIPC2017_Lastname_Firstname

Antimicrobial Stewardship
1 Antimicrobial activity of microparticles loaded with biocide precursors against MRSA and carbapenem-resistant E coli.
Mr Adrian Fellows
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2 Antimicrobial stewardship in regional, rural and remote hospitals: finding the X factor
Mrs Jaclyn Bishop
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3 Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention and Control in Atopic Dermatitis in Children
Dr Stephane Bouchoucha
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4 Incidence of antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli urinary tract infections in the Australian Capital Territory
Dr Oyebola Fasugba
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5 The Impact of the Implementation of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in a Victorian Regional Hospital
Mr Clement Oguche
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6 Shining a light on the “hidden figures”: what does the literature tell us about the role of nurses in Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS)?
Ms Fiona Gotterson
7 Antibiotic stewardship program in a tertiary private hospital in India- a case study
Dr Ranga Reddy Burri
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Clinical management of infectious diseases
8 Meeting the challenge of emerging pathogens in children with cystic fibrosis
Ms Janet Wallace
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9 To Clean or not to Clean: VRE we all need to take notice!
Dr Margaret Broom
Disease epidemiology
10 Meningococcal Y Arthritis in a Child & the Importance of Meningococcal Disease Surveillance
Dr Claudia O’rourke
Education and professional development
11 A review on the effectiveness of multimodal infection control programmes in the reduction of bacterial contamination in residential care home for elderly persons with nasogastric tube feeding
Ms Sukki Ho
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12 Hotel services education – a framework to inspire good practice
Ms Suzanne Alexander
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13 The Journey From Novice To Infection Control Person
Ms Fiona Hamilton
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HAI Surveillance
14 Is there a difference in surgical site infections in emergency caesarean sections when using chlorhexidine wipes versus soap and water wipes.
Ms Gabriela Defries
15 Epidemiology of MROs in surgical prophylaxis: an analysis of organism, surgical procedures and requirements for alternative surgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Dr Kathryn Daveson
Hand hygiene
16 One hand in your pocket enhancing hand hygiene auditing: A pocket book for auditors
Mr Brendon Heley
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17 Hand Hygiene – relaying the message at five hospitals in the South Western Sydney Local Health District in 2017
Miss Siu Mee Janet Li
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18 Clean Hands = Best Care; Evaluation, redesign and relaunching of a regional healthcare facility hand hygiene program.
Ms Penelope Radalj
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19 Hand Hygiene in the Laboratory: attitudes, beliefs and compliance
Mrs Sarah Foster
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Health services, economics, evaluating infection control
20 Transmission of dry surface biofilm (DSB) by and through cotton bed sheets.
Dr Durdana Chowdhury
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21 Teaching old dogs new tricks: a program to improve staff immunisation rates
Mrs Penelope Guerra
22 Variation in hospital cleaning practice and process in Australian hospitals: a structured mapping exercise
Alison Farrington
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Individual based practice change: behaviour change and human factors
23 “Well that doesn’t sound right!” (A story about a post-vaccination reaction)
Ms Debra Lee
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24 Choice Architecture: Transmission-Based Precautions for the 21st Century
Mr Paul Simpson
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25 Do you know what they are doing with povidone-iodine in your operating theatre?
Ms Joe-anne Bendall
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Infection control measures and strategies
26 Decontamination of the needleless connector: an in vitro study
Ms Julie Flynn
27 Clinical trial of CATH TAG: an innovative new device to reduce infections associate with indwelling medical devices
Mrs Wendy Beckingham
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28 Comparative effect on skin bacterial counts of three surgical skin preparations. Chlorhexidine Gluconate 2% v 70% alcohol v a 5th generation SiQuat
Dr Andrew Kemp
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29 Assessing an innovative temporary isolation room: A functional and infection control assessment
Prof. Brett Mitchell
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30 Identifying potential influenza patients in a metropolitan Emergency Department
Ms Jo-anne Mcshane
31 Variation in obstetric infection prevention and control at caesarean section
Mrs Elizabeth Martin
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32 Cross Transmission of Multi Resistant Organisms, Clinical Specimens versus Surveillance Swabs
Ms Kimberley Phelan
33 Reintroducing practical logic to PPE use: a video-based survey.
Dr Su-yin Hor
34 MAKING AN INFECTION CONTROL LINK PROGRAM WORK
Mr Scott Lang
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35 Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) control in practice: Mapping the possible opportunities for control in retrospectively-identified outbreaks in a tertiary hospital
Dr Kathryn Daveson, Ms Alex Marmor
36 Evaluation of critical care nurse’s adherence to the principles of infection prevention and control when providing respiratory care to ventilated ICU patients
Mr Stephane Bouchoucha
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Invasive devices
37 Protocol paper: Reducing catheter associated urinary tract infections in hospital, a multi-site randomised controlled study
Victoria Gregory
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38 Study protocol for reducing urinary catheter use: a randomised controlled study
Hannah Rosebrock
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39 EXCELLENT INTER-RATER AGREEMENT ON THE ASSESSMENT OF A PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER INSERTION SITE BETWEEN NURSES AND PATIENTS USING THE PICC-SAT
Miss Emily Larsen
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40 Intravascular catheter bloodstream infections: an effective and sustained hospital-wide prevention program over 18 years
Ms Fiona Kimber
Outbreaks and outbreak management
41 Adoption of a Tertiary Hospital MRSA Outbreak Management Algorithm for Effective Containment of an EMRSA-15 (ST22-IV) Cluster in a Rehabilitation Ward
Ms Rosie Lee
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42 Down the sink: the local experience of a Burkholderia cenocepacia outbreak at the Canberra Hospital
Dr Heather Wilson
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43 An outbreak of multidrug resistant organisms in a neonatal intensive care unit in Malaysia
A/Prof Sasheela Ponnampalavanar
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44 Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus in the Neonatal Intensive Care and Special Care Nursery
Dr Ming Chen
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Reprocessing and sterilizing services
45 Establishment of penetration time on medical device product families based on ISO 17665-3 during performance qualification of steam sterilization
Mr Roel Beltran Castillo
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46 To glove, or not to glove, that is the question.
A/Prof Karen Vickery
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47 The development and implementation of an AS/NZS 4187:2014 audit tool across regional Victoria
Mrs Lesley Lewis
Systems based practice change: innovation, improvement science and quality improvement
48 A case study: Utilization of ATP bioluminescence assay in monitoring medical device cleaning process, environment and hand hygiene in CSSD
Mr Roel Beltran Castillo
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49 Standard Precautions; Doing the right thing for everyone
Mrs Helen Newman
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50 Setting the Standard: A collaborative approach to improving the reprocessing of Transesophageal Echocardiogram Probes
Ms Julie Rieck
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Other
51 The effects of contact time and concentration on bactericidal efficacy of three disinfectants on hard non-porous surfaces
Mr Peter Teska
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52 EFFECTIVENESS OF ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL AND ULTRAVIOLET BASED SANITIZER ON DECONTAMINATION OF MOBILE PHONES USED BY DENTAL PERSONNEL
Dr Srikanthan Sriram