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3rd Annual Outbreak Management Workshop (Public Health Ontario)

Toronto, Ontario
September 20-21, 2012

Tools to successfully manage outbreaks in healthcare and community settings


At this third annual workshop on outbreak management, to be held September 20 – 21, 2012, speakers will be presenting to public health unit staff on a variety of topics including:

  • providing health units with information about Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase (ESBLs) and Carbapenamase producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPEs)
  • informing health units about recent developments with a) community outbreaks of iGAS, epidemiology and challenges, b) challenges in outbreak management in long-term care homes c) use of social media in public health and d) information about food borne outbreaks, and more.

Suggested audience

  •     senior-level and novice-level outbreak management staff in public health units
  •     public health staff working in communicable disease or enteric programs
  •     public health inspectors, public health nurses and epidemiologists who are involved with outbreak management
     

For more information and to register: http://outbreakmanagementworkshop2012.eventbrite.com/