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 22nd November from 5:45pm.

 

Display Posters Due: COB Wednesday 12th October 2016

Display Poster Upload

Please use the tips and Guidelines below to prepare your display poster. Ensure your submission is in PDF format and is named with the conference name and the last and first name of the first (submitting) author: ACIPC2016_Lastname_Firstname

Poster Display Floorplan

Antimicrobial Stewardship
1 Antibiotic Awareness Week: targeting hospital based prescribing and use
Fiona Gotterson
2 Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Australia (AURA): New Report Findings
Kim Stewart
3 Developing a national surveillance system for antimicrobial use and resistance in Australia: AURA
Kim Stewart
4 Rural and Remote AMS – Supporting the appropriate use of antibiotics in Queensland
Michelle Doidge
5 Trends in antibiotic resistance pattern against ESKAPE Pathogens from tertiary care teaching institute – South India
Shanmuga Vadivoo Natarajan
6 Development of an electronic case record form (AU-Crit) for antimicrobial stewardship program initiation
John Preshanth Kumar Pathiraj
Clinical management of infectious diseases
7 Infection prevention & control challenges with the management of a suspected case of Ebola Virus Disease
Ruth Barratt
Education and professional development
8 Volunteering in PNG with YWAM Medical Ships; Opportunities for professional development
Fiona Kimber, Wendy Beckingham
HAI Surveillance
9 The impact of laboratory initiated testing on Clostridium difficile surveillance rates
Kathryn Daveson
Hand hygiene
10 Do Alcohol Based Hand Rubs and Antimicrobial Soaps Have Efficacy Against Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria?
Elizabeth De Nardo, Christine Claighen
11 Exploring the attitudes of medical students towards a new hand hygiene teaching approach
Rajneesh Kaur
12 Is occupational dermatitis an outcome of too much hand cleansing?
Sharon MciIduff
Health services, economics, evaluating infection control
13 Intravenous Care and Maintenance Observational Study
Caroline Shelverton
14 Reducing length of stay to improve Clostridium difficile-related health outcomes
David Brain
15 The Burden of Community Onset MRSA in Australia
Kate Halton
Individual based practice change: behaviour change and human factors
16 Community Health (CH) Nurses’ knowledge, attitude and practice of standard and transmission-based precautions in Sydney Local Health District (SLHD)
Jeana Nurmeiyati
17 Implementing the Clinical Excellence Commission (CEC) criteria lead urinary catheter removal protocol in a major rural faciliity
Suzanne Lovell-smart
18 Practice change in elective hip/knee in elective arthroplasty at Orange Health Service
Suzanne Lovell-smart
19 Teaching aseptic technique – applying the basics
Mandy Davidson
Infection control measures and strategies
20 Analysis of occupational exposures among Emergency Department medical and nursing staff in a Victorian teaching hospital
Venkata L N Lavu
21 Biopatch™ or Kendall™ AMD Foam Disc to reduce the incidence of Central-Line-Associated Blood Stream Infection: A feasibility study
Joan Webster
22 Creating a Hospital-specific Sewage Clean-up Management Plan
Brad Prezant
23 Development of a Staff Vaccination Program-All that Glitters is Not Gold
Sue Flockhart
24 Facing the challenges of implementing National Standard 3; a district approach
Patricia Karbowiak
25 Healthcare Professionals annual influenza vaccination: Sustaining an innovative & collaborative approach in non-Networked Hospitals
Terri Cripps
26 It all comes back to basics – A review of standard precautions in reducing MRO acquisitions
Robert Robinson, Maria DaCosta
27 Mind the Gap: What do you do when practice doesn’t meet Standards?
Anita Lovegrove
28 Say No to MROs in ICU: Cost-Effective Methods of Infection Control
Joshua Philp
29 Strategies to address the gaps in Employee Influenza Vaccination Campaigns in Residential aged Care Facilities
Jeff Brooks
30 WHEN NEAR ENOUGH IS NOT GOOD ENOUGH – The sequel Reducing Sharps Injuries in the Operating Theatre
Peter Deliopoulos
Invasive devices
31 Implementation of a Central Venous Access Device (CVAD) Maintenance Bundle to decrease the rate of organisation wide CVAD related Infections
Karen Mardegan
32 Inactivation of sexually transmitted pathogens using an automated hydrogen peroxide high level disinfection device for ultrasound probes
Lia Moshkanbaryans
33 Use of a new decision support tool to reduce urinary catheter dwell times and the volume of urine specimens collected in an acute aged care unit
Jan Gralton
Outbreaks and outbreak management
34 A Parainfluenza Virus Type 3 Outbreak at a Residential Aged Care Facility: The role of microbiological testing in early identification
Susan Ryan
35 Withdrawn
36 Resolution of a vanA VRE outbreak with no change in vanB VRE
Matthew Richards
37 What happens in the dirty utility should stay in the dirty utility
Leanne Houston
Reprocessing and sterilizing services
38 ISO Accreditation/ACHS Standard 3 Compliance Results: 3.16 – pass with Merit; 3.17 – pass with Merit; 3.18 – pass with Merit The Macquarie University Hospital ( untold) Story
Roel Castillo
39 Typical Australian CSSD: Federal compliance and passing with Merit
Roel Castillo
Specialised settings: the environment and the resources available/permissible
40 Development of a Cloud-Based Risk Assessment Tool for the Inspection of Tattoo, Piercing, Nail Salon and Allied Beauty or Body Art Establishments
Cameron Jones, Richard Anthony
41 Fluorescent Audits – A shining example of objective assessment of compliance with cleaning standards
Carla De Marco
42 Steam Disinfection of Internal Windows and Frames for Condensation Management and Mould Control
Cameron Jones
43 The use of photovoice as a means to explore the understanding of Infection Prevention and Control in a rural hospital in the Solomon Islands
Vanessa Sparke
Systems based practice change: innovation, improvement science and quality improvement
44 An improved and safe cleaning methodology: Microfibre and steam for a neonatal service
Lama Tabbara
45 Data management for infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship
Trent Yarwood
46 Environmental cleaning research: participating in the REACH study
Alison Farrington
47 From clinical governance to new product design: collaborative tools for identifying problems and disruptive solutions in infection prevention and control
Madeleine Clegg
48 Get the jab done
Kate O’Donaghue
49 Implementation of a ‘Red and Green’ Cleaning Program for Isolation Room Discharges
Sue Flockhart
50 Providing an In-house Blood and Body Fluid Exposure Injury (BBFEI) Management Service in a Private Healthcare Facility
Louise Aiton
51 “WHEN NEAR ENOUGH IS NOT GOOD ENOUGH” How nurses and business can successfully collaborate and innovate
Peter Deliopoulos
Other
52 Characterise the Microbial community structure and the spread of antimicrobial resistance and biofilm on the intensive care units
Khalid Johani
53 Culture independent detection of chlorhexidine resistance genes qacA/B and smr in bacterial DNA recovered from body sites treated with chlorhexidine containing dressings
Md Abu Choudhury
54 Intelligent Materials for the Clinical Environment
John Williams

About the College

The ACIPC is the peak body for Infection Prevention and Control professionals in the Australasian region. Our stated vision is the prevention and control of infection in our communities. We commenced in January 2012 bringing together the various State and Territory infection control associations formerly in AICA (The Australian Infection Control Association) to support and encourage collaboration across Australasia.

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