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

Display Poster Upload

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
2 Antimicrobial stewardship in regional, rural and remote hospitals: finding the X factor
Mrs Jaclyn Bishop
3 Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention and Control in Atopic Dermatitis in Children
Dr Stephane Bouchoucha
4 Incidence of antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli urinary tract infections in the Australian Capital Territory
Dr Oyebola Fasugba
5 The Impact of the Implementation of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in a Victorian Regional Hospital
Mr Clement Oguche
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
Clinical management of infectious diseases
8 Meeting the challenge of emerging pathogens in children with cystic fibrosis
Ms Janet Wallace
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 Drug resistance among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in Ghana
Mr Philip Enyan
12 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
13 Engaging clinical leadership with a passport to excellence in national standard 3
Ms Erica Short
14 Hotel services education – a framework to inspire good practice
Ms Suzanne Alexander
15 The Journey From Novice To Infection Control Person
Ms Fiona Hamilton
HAI Surveillance
16 Surveillance Findings of Surgical Site Infections among Pediatric Surgeries at a Specialized Teaching Hospital, Sudan 2016
Dr Atika Swar
17 Is there a difference in surgical site infections in emergency caesarean sections when using chlorhexidine wipes versus soap and water wipes.
Ms Gabriela Defries
18 Epidemiology of MROs in surgical prophylaxis: an analysis of organism, surgical procedures and requirements for alternative surgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Dr Kathryn Daveson
Hand hygiene
19 One hand in your pocket enhancing hand hygiene auditing: A pocket book for auditors
Mr Brendon Heley
20 Hand Hygiene – relaying the message at five hospitals in the South Western Sydney Local Health District in 2017
Miss Siu Mee Janet Li
21 Clean Hands = Best Care; Evaluation, redesign and relaunching of a regional healthcare facility hand hygiene program.
Ms Penelope Radalj
22 Hand Hygiene in the Laboratory: attitudes, beliefs and compliance
Mrs Sarah Foster
Health services, economics, evaluating infection control
23 Transmission of dry surface biofilm (DSB) by and through cotton bed sheets.
Dr Durdana Chowdhury
24 Teaching old dogs new tricks: a program to improve staff immunisation rates
Mrs Penelope Guerra
25 Variation in hospital cleaning practice and process in Australian hospitals: a structured mapping exercise
Alison Farrington
Individual based practice change: behaviour change and human factors
26 “Well that doesn’t sound right!” (A story about a post-vaccination reaction)
Ms Debra Lee
27 Choice Architecture: Transmission-Based Precautions for the 21st Century
Mr Paul Simpson
28 Do you know what they are doing with povidone-iodine in your operating theatre?
Ms Joe-anne Bendall
29 Physiotherapist adherence to standard precautions: Knowledge and practice
Ms Megan Brown
Infection control measures and strategies
30 Decontamination of the needleless connector: an in vitro study
Ms Julie Flynn
31 Clinical trial of CATH TAG: an innovative new device to reduce infections associate with indwelling medical devices
Mrs Shannon Broadrick
32 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
33 Assessing an innovative temporary isolation room: A functional and infection control assessment
Prof. Brett Mitchell
34 Identifying potential influenza patients in a metropolitan Emergency Department
Ms Jo-anne Mcshane
35 Variation in obstetric infection prevention and control at caesarean section
Mrs Elizabeth Martin
36 Cross Transmission of Multi Resistant Organisms, Clinical Specimens versus Surveillance Swabs
Ms Kimberley Phelan
37 Reintroducing practical logic to PPE use: a video-based survey.
Dr Su-yin Hor
Mr Scott Lang
39 Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) control in practice: Mapping the possible opportunities for control in retrospectively-identified outbreaks in a tertiary hospital
Dr Kathryn Daveson
40 Evaluation of critical care nurse’s adherence to the principles of infection prevention and control when providing respiratory care to ventilated ICU patients
Ms Natasha Ciampoli
Invasive devices
41 Protocol paper: Reducing catheter associated urinary tract infections in hospital, a multi-site randomised controlled study
Victoria Gregory
42 Study protocol for reducing urinary catheter use: a randomised controlled study
Hannah Rosebrock
Miss Emily Larson
44 Intravascular catheter bloodstream infections: an effective and sustained hospital-wide prevention program over 18 years
Ms Fiona Kimber
Outbreaks and outbreak management
45 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
46 Down the sink: the local experience of a Burkholderia cenocepacia outbreak at the Canberra Hospital
Dr Heather Wilson
47 An outbreak of multidrug resistant organisms in a neonatal intensive care unit in Malaysia
A/Prof Sasheela Ponnampalavanar
48 Mapping the ‘hospital microbiome’ and the spread of antimicrobial resistance and biofilm on the intensive care units from different regions.
Mr Khalid Johani
49 Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus in the Neonatal Intensive Care and Special Care Nursery
Dr Ming Chen
Reprocessing and sterilizing services
50 Establishment of penetration time on medical device product families based on ISO 17665-3 during performance qualification of steam sterilization
Mr Roel Beltran Castillo
51 To glove, or not to glove, that is the question.
A/Prof Karen Vickery
52 The development and implementation of an AS/NZS 4187:2014 audit tool across regional Victoria
Mrs Lesley Lewis
Specialised settings: the environment and the resources available/permissible
53 Challenges of a new build
Ms Susan Harper
Systems based practice change: innovation, improvement science and quality improvement
54 A case study: Utilization of ATP bioluminescence assay in monitoring medical device cleaning process, environment and hand hygiene in CSSD
Mr Roel Beltran Castillo
55 Standard Precautions; Doing the right thing for everyone
Mrs Helen Newman
56 Setting the Standard: A collaborative approach to improving the reprocessing of Transesophageal Echocardiogram Probes
Ms Julie Rieck
57 “Contain The Cough”, an innovative practise change to improve containment of Pertussis in the Healthcare Facility.
Ms Vicki Denyer
58 The effects of contact time and concentration on bactericidal efficacy of three disinfectants on hard non-porous surfaces
Mr Peter Teska
Dr Srikanthan Sriram


Electronic posters (ePosters) will be displayed for the duration of the conference on large flat screen monitors in the exhibition and poster display areas. A PDF version of your ePoster will also be included in the conference app and website.

Poster slides will rotate automatically and each will be shown for one minute duration at a time. Delegates will be able to pause individual posters to view them in more detail.

ePosters Due: COB Friday 3 November 2017

ePoster Slide Upload

Please use the template and instructions below to prepare your ePoster slide.

Ensure your submission is named with the conference name and the last and first name of the first (submitting) author: ACIPC2017_Lastname_Firstname

Note all ePosters must be submitted using the template provided with content limited to one slide.

If you have any questions regarding your ePoster presentation, please contact