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Fundamentals of Infection Control During Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Healthcare Facilities

Duration: 1 day

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*Note: This is Part 1 of an optional 2 Part course - Part 1: Fundamentals of Infection Control, and Part 2: Effective Implementation and Practical Applications of Infection Control. Courses run back to back where possible but are listed separately. If you would like to take both courses, please add both Part 1 and Part 2 to your cart.

Fundamentals of Infection Control During Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Healthcare Facilities - 1-Day

Who Should Attend?

  • Architects and Design Engineers
  • Commissioning Teams
  • Contractors
  • Construction Managers
  • Infection Prevention & Control Personnel
  • Facility and Maintenance Managers in Health Care Settings
  • Medical and Nursing Staff
  • Occupational Health and Hygiene Personnel

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Cancellation requests received more than 14 calendar days before start date of the event will receive a full refund less a $100 administration fee. Cancellation requests received within the 14 calendar days prior to the event start date will be non-refundable.

Substitution of event attendee will be permitted at any time prior to the start date. Participant substitutions are permitted at any time prior to the start of the event. Please ensure that the substitute has met any prerequisite requirements.

Payment must be received in full before the event. CSA reserves the right to cancel any event and will, in such case, fully refund all registration fees. No liability is assumed by the organizers for changes in conference dates, content, speakers or venue.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Gain a general understanding of CSA Z317.13
  • Identify the risk factors and sources of health care facility infections
  • Identify all staff who should be involved in infection prevention and control measures during any aspect of construction, renovation and maintenance activities
  • Review effective infection prevention and control procedures during construction, renovation and maintenance
  • Understand and effectively apply infection prevention and control measures for renovation and/or new construction projects
  • Learn about industry best practices and how they can apply to your specific role

Course Overview

Construction, renovation, and maintenance of health care facilities bring specific risks associated with potentially fatal infection and illness. Preventing and controlling infection while these activities take place requires the implementation and support of preventive measures intended to protect patients, staff, and visitors from potential harm. Focusing on the application of the CSA Z317.13 standard, participants will learn how to address necessary measures and help control infection risk in health care facilities.

Why Get Your Training From CSA?

Your instructor possesses many years of experience in the health care engineering field as well as in-depth knowledge of directly applicable CSA Group health care engineering standards. You'll be guided through an intensive program of study developed by a team of industry professionals while participating in interactive exercises designed to provide practical knowledge and understanding of infection prevention and control practices that help protect patients, staff and visitors during construction and renovation activities.

This course has now been approved for Continuing Education Credits from the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) as part of the Gold Seal Certification program. This program upholds Canadian construction management professionals to expectations and standards of excellence. All Gold Seal certified management professionals have been assessed and meet a Canadian requirement standard of industry knowledge, experience, education and training.

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