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WELCOME TO THE IUVA  HAI UV Working Group Workshop

You are welcome to join us at our inaugural IUVA HAI UV Working Group Workshop for a full day of presentations at Yale University on September 27.  The meeting location will be Jane Ellen Hope Memorial Building, Lecture Hall 103, Yale School of Medicine campus

Registration is $15 for working group members, invited speakers, Federal employees and University Staff, $35 for IUVA members and $50 for non-members, but space is limited. We will begin the day at 8:15 am and wrap-up by 5:00 pm.

Session Topics & Presentations

Agenda & Schedule

  • Opening & Introduction 8:30 – 8:45
    Dr. Richard Martinello, Yale School of Medicine & IUVA Representative

  • Healthcare/UV Working Group Overview 8:45 - 9:00
    Speaker TBD

  • The burden of HAI, HAI surveillance, and HAI public reporting9:00 – 9:30
    Speaker TBD

  • Device related infections; CLABSI, CAUTI, and VAP9:30 -10:00
    Speaker TBD

  • C. difficile, MDROs, and the environment10:00 – 10:30
    Speaker TBD

  • Surgical site infections10:30 – 11:00
    Speaker TBD

  • HAI Mitigation Programs, Effectiveness & Issues 11:00 - 11:30
    Speaker TBD

  • Healthcare Facility Cleaning Programs & Issues11:30 – 12:00
    Speaker TBD

  • Lunch12:00 - 1:00



     
  • UVC disinfection overview (Mechanism, history, data, gaps)1:00 - 1:30
    Speaker TBD

  • UVC measurement – Status & Current Issues1:30 - 2:00
    Speaker TBD

  • Variations in UVC equipment & Emerging Technologies2:00 - 2:30
    Speaker TBD

  • Variations in Testing Protocols and Efficacy Studies2:30 - 3:00
    Speaker TBD

  • Variation in Pathogen Activation Data and Current Efforts to Resolve them3:00 - 3:30
    Speaker TBD

  • Pathway to Developing a UVC Standard3:30 - 4:00
    Speaker TBD

  • Real Time Measurement of Contamination Levels4:00 - 4:30
    Speaker TBD

  • Wrap-up4:30 - 5:00

Panel 1: HAI Issues in Healthcare

The burden of HAI, HAI surveillance, and HAI public reportingRichard Martinello, Jessica Scott
Device related infections; CLABSI, CAUTI, and VAP C. difficile, MDROs, and the environment, Michael Aniskiewicz, Curtis Donskey

Surgical site infections, Melissa Perkal

Panel 2: HAI Mitigation Programs

HAI mitigation programs, effectiveness and issues, David Banch

Healthcare Facility Cleaning Programs and Issues, Gregory Pressley

UVC disinfection overview (mechanism, history, data, gaps), John Jordan, Cathy Campbell

Panel 3: Issues in Assessing UVC Efficacy

Variations in UVC equipment and emerging technologies, Ashish Mathur, Dan Spicer

Variations in testing protocols and efficacy studies, Curtis Donskey

Variations in pathogen activation data and current efforts to resolve them, John Boyce, Barry Hunt

Panel 4: UVC Efficacy Standard - What's Required

UVC measurement – Status and Current Issues, Alice Brewer, Barry Hunt

Pathway to Developing a UVC Standard, Cameron Miller

Real Time Measurement of Contamination Levels, Dianne Poster

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