IPC Leads Workshop

This FREE Practical PPE workshop aims to consolidate the principles of the Monash University Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) education held in 2020 at your aged care facility.

All current IPC leads, clinical educators, coordinators and managers from your aged care facility are now invited to attend this workshop.

Workshop details

ALL WORKSHOPS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Date: Thursday 12 August
Monash Rural Health, Bendigo
26 Mercy Street, Bendigo
Tutorial Rooms 4  &  5


POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Date: Wednesday 18 August 
Monash University, Peninsula
Moorooduc Hwy, Frankston
Building E, Level 2, Room E2.46


POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Date: Wednesday 25 August
Monash University, Clayton
Green Chemical Futures Building
13 Rainforest Walk, 4th Floor

The workshops will explore the principles of practical infection prevention and control, including  correct application of personal protective equipment (PPE) and will comprise of the following sessions:

Keynote Presentation

A look to the future of infection prevention in aged care, whilst reflecting on the past. This keynote presentation aims to consider the lessons learnt from the last 18 months that will assist the aged care sector to be ready for the future.

Practical PPE Education

This education session, facilitated by nurse educators from Monash University Nursing and Midwifery, will focus on key principles of infection prevention and control that promote understanding of infection transmission and will include interactive group activities and discussion. During the session all attendees will be given the opportunity to don and doff PPE.

Virtual Reality PPE Simulation

A virtual reality (VR) simulation, specifically designed for aged care, will be provided to assist with ongoing PPE education by using a deliberate practice of donning and doffing PPE.  All workshop attendees will be provided with access to this novel way of learning and given the chance to be immersed in the VR simulation during the workshop. This technology aims to support you in your IPC Lead role, ensuring the successful and continuous delivery of PPE education.

Why attend?

Attending this workshop will assist you to consolidate your knowledge of principles of infection prevention and control and will also give you the opportunity to:

  • Network with IPC leads across Victoria - There will be opportunities to meet and network over lunch with other IPC Leads from across the State.
  • Gain CPD hours - This workshop will count towards CPD hours and certificates will be provided from Monash University to attendees.

Who should attend?

Current IPC leads, clinical educators, coordinators and managers working in Victorian aged care.

ESSENTIAL - Monash University Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) education was conducted in 2020 at the facility you are currently working in.

Need further information?
Email: PPE.Project@Monash.edu