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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:

  • Cleaning standards, sterilisation practices and infection control
  • Learning and development within the CSSD department
  • Advanced technical CSSD skills
  • New equipment, qualification and CSSD vendor interactions 

 

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
09:10

Endoscope reprocessing: From washer to disinfector to the patient 

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

10:10 Interactive Q & A
10:20 Coffee Break
SESSION 2
10:50

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

11:50

Team engagement in CSSD

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

12:50 Interactive Q & A
13:00 Lunch Break
SESSION 3: TECHNICAL PRACTICAL SESSIONS
14:00

Practical 1

14:30

Practical 2

15:00

Coffee Break

15:30 Practical 3
SESSION 4
16:00

Interactive Quiz

16:30

Chair Closing Remarks

16:40 Close of Day 1 Conference
DAY 2: Sunday, 28 October 2018
09:30 Opening remarks by Conference Chair:
Jason David Unger, Manager, Sterile Processing, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
SESSION 5
10:00

IQ, OQ and PQ of new equipment

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

11:00 Interactive Q & A
11:10 Coffee Break
11:40

The 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
12:40

Interactive Q & A

12:50

Lunch Break

SESSION 6
14:20

Panel discussion: The future of CSSD

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

  • Wayne Spencer, Director, Spencer Nickson Ltd, Cheshire, United Kingdom
  • Assaf Al Malki, Chairperson, Anesthesia and CSSD technical department, Department of Anesthesiology, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Additional speakers tbc

15:20 Coffee Break
SESSION 7
15:50

Interactive Quiz

16:30

Closing Remarks

16:40

Close of Day 2 Conference

16:00

The importance and benefits on ultrasonic Cleaning in the CSSD
department  
Samuel Morais, Director of Washers and Sonics, Steris, London,UK

16:30

Factors impacting sterilisation
Ahmed Baggashi, Head of CSSD & IC Education Team, Jeddah Health Affairs, Jeddha, KSA

17:00 Packaging material selection
Benjamin Mietz, Global Product Manager, Getinge, Mersin, Turkey

Jason David Unger

Manager, Sterile Processing

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Wayne Spencer

Director

SpencerNickson Ltd, Cheshire, United Kingdom


Assaf Almalki

Head, Anaesthesia

King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA