HHA Workshop at ACIPC 2016

Australian infection control professionals have been remarkably successful in implementing hand hygiene programs.This workshop will address theoretical considerations about how to sustain these gains while addressing remaining challenges, and will also provide practical frontline examples.


Prof Lindsay Grayson
Director HHA


A focus on hand hygiene auditors

Sustaining a hand hygiene auditor population

Susan Jain
Centre for Healthcare Epidemiology and Staff Services, Prince of Wales Hospital


Training Auditors to provide feedback

Kaye Bellis
Alfred Health, Victoria


Two key lessons from medical ward round audits

Dr Sarah Spaham
DHHS Victoria


Update from HHA

Useful updates for HHCApp

Karen Olsen


HHA Learning Management System

Kate Ryan


Promoting hand hygiene in specific groups and settings

Keynote speech - Medical Practitioners

Prof Didier Pittet
University of Geneva Hospitals


Contact dermatitis to hand hygiene agents: is it a problem?

A/Prof Rosemary Nixon
Skin & Cancer Foundation


Prevention and management of contact dermatitis in healthcare workers 

Amanda Palmer
Skin & Cancer Foundation


Hand hygiene in Australian EDs: A work in progress

A/Prof Rhonda Stuart
Medical Director, Infection Prevention & Epidemiology, Monash Health


Hand Hygiene in Haemodialysis Happens Holistically

Carolyn Chenoweth
Quality and ICP Manager, Fresenius Medical Care