Infection Prevention Training & Education Resources

As part of our commitment to infection prevention, Boston Scientific has created an educational webcast series for healthcare professionals. Our panel of experts cover the most current information on infection risks associated with endoscopy.
 

Independent root cause analysis of contributing factors to an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae

Speaker

Prof. Frank Vleggaar
Dept. of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
UMC Utrecht, Netherlands

Independent root cause analysis of contributing factors to an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae

In this webinar, Prof. Frank Vleggaar shares the results of the investigation conducted to pinpoint potential contamination factors. He also discusses the opportunities for corrective actions in the short and long term.

This is the first study in Europe assessing the attack rate* of a contaminated duodenoscope.

 

Endoscopy Associated Infection Prevention - The Human Factor

Speaker

Marjon de Pater
ESGENA President

Endoscopy Associated Infection Prevention: The Human Factor

Marjon de Pater, ESGENA President, shares her perspectives on how the human factor plays a significant role during the critical steps in reprocessing that are needed to prevent infections.

 

Reprocessing of flexible endoscopes and endoscopic accessories used in gastrointestinal endoscopy 
ESGE-ESGENA Position Statement – Update 2019

Speaker

Ulrike Beilenhoff
ESGENA Scientific Secretary

ESGE-ESGENA Guidelines on Hygiene: Reprocessing of flexible endoscopes and endoscopic accessories used in gastrointestinal endoscopy

In this 45-minute webinar, Ulrike Beilenhoff, ESGENA Scientific Secretary, will give an update in the framework of ESGE-ESGENA guidelines on hygiene. She will share her views about challenges in the design of endoscopes, the importance of staff qualifications and competencies, organisation and important steps in endoscope reprocessing.

 

Reprocessing of Complex Duodenoscopes: Infectious Risk and Options for Mitigation

Speaker

Prof. Marco J. Bruno
Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam

Reprocessing of Complex Duodenoscopes: Infectious Risk and Options for Mitigation

In this 45-minute webinar, Prof. Marco J. Bruno talks about the scale of the problem in duodenoscope contaminations and shares recent experiences of his cutting-edge nation-wide studies conducted in the Netherlands involving over 75 hospitals and almost 800 samples from over 150 duodenoscopes

 
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