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When it comes to environmental hygiene in health care, key global trends in environmental infection prevention play an important role. The aim is to minimize risk of infection to the public, and to ensure the delivery of a hygienically cleaned environment to patients and healthcare professionals.


This AmCham Spotlight Session brings you a renowned industry expert in health care from Sealed Air Diversey Care to share detailed healthcare guidelines. He will explain and share key global health care trends and environmental infection prevention measures.

Key highlights
  1. An overview of key global health care trends Diversey follows
  2. A review of the role of the environment in causing HAIs
  3. Key studies on validating cleaning in health care
  4. Recent studies that help explain how environmental dissemination of pathogens occurs
  5. Recent studies examining the frequency of contact with high touch surfaces, key models to include in environmental infection prevention programs, studies that explore new important trends in disinfection, hand hygiene
  6. Summary of Diversey's best practice recommendations for environmental hygiene

Speaker

  • Peter Teska (Global Infection Prevention Application Expert at Sealed Air Diversey Care)

    Peter Teska

    Global Infection Prevention Application Expert at Sealed Air Diversey Care

    Peter Teska currently works for Sealed Air’s Diversey Care division as the Global Infection Prevention Application Expert. In his role he provides customer support on Infection Prevention issues related to environmental hygiene, writes technical literature and documents, presents at Infection Prevention events, monitors the scientific literature related to environmental hygiene, provides technical support to the portfolio teams in development of innovations, and provides training to Diversey’s employees and customers. He has worked as a supplier to the Healthcare industry for 20+ years, having worked in a range of technical and product marketing roles in his career.

    Teska has presented at a number of Infection Prevention events in the US and internationally to Healthcare audiences in Finland, Brazil, Japan, and Australia. He has co-authored posters at a number of Infection Prevention conferences include IPAC 2015, SHEA 2015, APIC 2014, 2013, and 2012, HIS 2014, and ICPIC 2013.

    Teska’s education includes a BS in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point (UW-SP) and a master’s degree (MBA) in business administration from Cardinal Stritch University. He is currently enrolled as a doctoral student in public health with Capella University.

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Door Price HKD 180

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•    All cancellations must be notified in writing at least two working days prior to the event, or six working days prior to the conference. No-shows will be charged
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