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Decontamination and Sterilisation (CSSD) Conference

CME Points TBA

Theme

Delivering high-quality care and improving patient safety through multidisciplinary collaboration

 

Overview

The 13th edition of the Decontamination and Sterilisation (CSSD) Conference is a carefully designed two-day scientific equip delegates with the knowledge of the standards, complexities and challenges associated with the CSSD function and the comprehensive working skills required to deliver a high standard of care for patients and the healthcare community. The esteemed international faculty will explore and share unique insight on the latest developments surrounding the issue of sterilisation and infection control in healthcare facilities.

Benefits of attending:

  • Explore advances in decontamination and sterilisation procedures to provide a safe environment for patients and staff
  • Review the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration and how to get the most out of vendor interactions
  • Discuss the adoption of new equipment and consider improved strategy concerning IQ, OQ, PQ
  • Identify best practice for the prevention of infection in endoscopy

Key topics:

  • Endoscopy best practice and infection control
  • Learning and development within the CSSD department
  • Unit design and monitoring
  • New equipment, qualification and CSSD vendor interactions
  • Excellence and risk 

 

Scientific Committee
Local Chair:

Jason David Unger, Manager, Sterile Processing, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

Who should attend?

  • CSSD (sterile service) Managers
  • CSSD (sterile service) Supervisors
  • CSSD (sterile service) Technicians
  • CSSD (sterile service) Personnel
  • Hospital Decontamination
  • Coordinators
  • Dental Technicians
  • Endoscope Decontamination
  • Technician
  • Nurses
  • General Practitioners
  • Infection Prevention & Control Personnel
  • Patient Safety Officer
DAY 1: Saturday, 27 October 2018
09:00 Opening remarks by Conference Chair:
Jason David Unger, Manager, Sterile Processing, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
SESSION 1: ENDOSCOPY
09:15

Endoscope reprocessing: From washer to disinfector to the patient 

Wayne Spencer, Director, Spencer Nickson Ltd, Cheshire, United Kingdom 

10:00

Endoscope quality & Duodenoscope                                   

Lionel Pineau, President, Business Unit Manager, Eurofins, Biotech-Germande, Marseille, France

10:45 Coffee Break
SESSION 2: LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT  
Moderator: Subashnie Devkaran, Senior Accreditation Manager, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
11:15

How cooperation and communication affect sterility

Assaf Al Malki, Chairperson, Anesthesia and CSSD technical department, Department of Anesthesiology, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

12:00

CSSD team communication and nurses

Dr Obeid Al Rashoud, Director of Nursing, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

SESSION 3: UNIT DESIGN AND MONITORING
Moderator: Wayne Spencer, Director, Spencer Nickson Ltd, Cheshire, United Kingdom
12:45 

Journey to facility design perfection: CSSD case study    

Subashnie Devkaran, Senior Accreditation Manager, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

13:30

Lunch Break 

14:30

Environmental monitoring of SSD’s      

Dr Ronnie Russell, Adjunct Associate Professor of Microbiology, University of Dubai, Trinity College, Dublin, Republic of Ireland 

SESSION 4: EXCELLENCE AND RISK
Moderator: Lionel Pineau, President, Business Unit Manager, Eurofins, Biotech-Germande, Marseille, France
15:15

Excellence in SPD processes                                      

Virgilio Jackson Casinares, CSSD Supervisor/Unit Manager, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Ajman, UAE

16:30

Risk Management in CSSD                                                          

Dr Rohit S. Jaisinghani, Business Development Manager, Kiwi Medical Supplies, Al Ain, UAE 

17:15 Close of Day 1 CSSD Conference
DAY 2: Sunday, 28 October 2018
09:00 Opening remarks by Conference Chair:
Jason David Unger, Manager, Sterile Processing, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
SESSION 5 & 6: EQUIPMENT AND INFECTION CONTROL
09:15

Endoscope washer disinfector with revised ISO 15883-4                               

Lionel Pineau, President, Business Unit Manager, Eurofins, Biotech-Germande, Marseille, France

10:00

IQ, OQ and PQ of new equipment

Wayne Spencer, Director, Spencer Nickson Ltd, Cheshire, United Kingdom

10:45 Coffee Break
11:15

Establishing infection control programs in new hospitals

Dr Shafi Mohammed, Acting Director, Infection Prevention & Control, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

12:00

Infection control in SPD                                                                               

Rabiaa Ahmed Alshihhi, Senior Charge Nurse, Sheikh Khalifa Hospital – Women and Children, Ajman, UAE 

12:45

Staff and patient’s communication                                                                         

Dr Obeid Al Rashoud, Director of Nursing, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

13:30 Lunch Break
14:30

Role of companies and vendors in upgrading CSSD services        

Assaf Al Malki, Chairperson, Anesthesia and CSSD Technical Department, Department of Anesthesiology, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

15:15

Eliminating risk in clinical water systems                                                             

Dr Ronnie Russell, Adjunct Associate Professor of Microbiology, University of Dubai, Trinity College, Dublin, Republic of Ireland 

16:00 Coffee Break
16:30 Interactive panel discussion
17:15

Closing remarks

17:20 Close of CSSD conference 
 


 


   

Jason David Unger

Manager, Sterile Processing

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Assaf Al Malki


Chairperson, Anesthesia and CSSD technical department, Department of
Anesthesiology,

King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr Obeid Al Rashoud

Director of Nursing

King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Rabiaa Ahmed Alshihhi

Senior Charge Nurse

Sheikh Khalifa Hospital – Women and Children, Ajman, UAE 

Dr Rohit S. Jaisinghani

Business Development Manager

Kiwi Medical Supplies, Al Ain, UAE 

Dr Ronnie Russell

Adjunct Associate Professor of Microbiology,

University of Dubai, Trinity College,
Dublin, Republic of Ireland 

Dr Shafi Mohammed

Acting Director, Infection Prevention & Control

Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

Subashnie Devkaran

Senior Accreditation Manager

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Virgilio Jackson Casinares

CSSD Supervisor/Unit Manager

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Ajman, UAE 

Wayne Spencer

Director

Spencer Nickson Ltd, Cheshire, United Kingdom