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Infection Control and how it pertains to Ventilators

Presented by Richard Kauc

Sponsored by Covidien & ACCES

 

In this webinar discussed the following:

  • various ministry of health and respiratory guidelines
  • why we need to filter patients exhaled breaths
  • how filters work – what does N95, N99 or N100 mean?
  • specific infection control issues to ventilators
  • how we can protect ourselves at the bed side and when a vent is sent to biomed for service or PM’s.

This presentation educated the audience about the hazards that my be living inside a ventilator. In the age of SARS, and Drug Resistant TB we should all be treating ventilator that comes to the Biomed department as Biological Hazard just as a blood soaked pump.

 

General Information
Webinar Name Webinar ID
Infection Control and how it pertains to Ventilators 311388979
Actual Start Date & Time Actual Duration (minutes)
Nov 24, 2011 01:41 PM AST 67
Registered (#) Opened Invitation (#)
81 1
Clicked Registration Link (#) Total Attendees (#)
112 55