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  • Fundamentals of Infection control during Construction, Renovatio

    Dec 5, 2016 8:00 am until Dec 5, 2016 4:30 pm (America/Halifax)

    Location: Halifax, NS

    Construction, renovation and maintenance activities are a significant cause of potentially fatal infections for the occupants of any healthcare facility. This course focuses on application of CSA Z317.13-12 Infection Control during Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Healthcare Facilities to address necessary measures and help control risk. We will explore the risk factors and a risk analysis profile that is required when doing any type of construction or maintenance in many healthcare facilities across Canada.
    Topics include: risk identification, risk analysis, risk mitigation and preventive measures that can be applied to minimize the risks to patients.
    Gordon serves as the key faculty member for this course across Canada and chairs the technical subcommittee for CSA Z317.13-12 and brings intimate knowledge of the intents of the statements within this standard. For more information, contact the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) at www.cans.ns.ca
  • Effective Implementation of Infection control during Constructio

    Dec 6, 2016 8:00 am until Dec 6, 2016 4:30 pm (America/Halifax)

    Location: halifax, NS

    The Applying the CSA Z317.13-12 standard is not always straight forward. This course builds on the information gained during the Fundamentals of Infection Control during Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Healthcare Facilities course to address challenges that are commonly seen in the healthcare construction industry. This includes several tools that make applying the standard easier in the “real world”.
    This course also highlights many of the changes between the 2007 and 2012 editions of the CSA Z317.13 standard. Topics include risk mitigation and preventive techniques that can be applied to minimize the risks to patients. The course takes participants through many real life construction scenarios focussing on major renovation and new health care construction projects..
    Gordon serves as the key faculty member for this course across Canada and chairs the technical subcommittee for CSA Z317.13-12 and brings intimate knowledge of the intents of the statements within this standard. For more information, contact the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) @ www.cans.ns.ca.
  • Fundamentals of Infection control during Construction, Renovatio

    Jan 24, 2017 8:00 am until Jan 24, 2017 4:30 pm (America/New_York)

    Location: Toronto, ON

    Construction, renovation and maintenance activities are a significant cause of potentially fatal infections for the occupants of any healthcare facility. This course focuses on application of CSA Z317.13-12 Infection Control during Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Healthcare Facilities to address necessary measures and help control risk. We will explore the risk factors and a risk analysis profile that is required when doing any type of construction or maintenance in many healthcare facilities across Canada.
    Topics include: risk identification, risk analysis, risk mitigation and preventive measures that can be applied to minimize the risks to patients.
    Gordon serves as the key faculty member for this course across Canada and chairs the technical subcommittee for CSA Z317.13-12 and brings intimate knowledge of the intents of the statements within this standard. For more information, see http://shop.csa.ca/en/canada/health-care-and-medical-devices-training/fundamentals-of-infection-control-during-construction/invt/500320002011/&bklist=icat,4,shop,training,healthcaretrain
  • Effective Implementation of Infection control during Constructio

    Jan 25, 2017 8:00 am until Jan 25, 2017 4:30 pm (America/New_York)

    Location: Toronto, ON

    Applying the CSA Z317.13-12 standard is not always straight forward. This course builds on the information gained during the Fundamentals of Infection Control during Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Healthcare Facilities course to address challenges that are commonly seen in the healthcare construction industry. This includes several tools that make applying the standard easier in the “real world”.
    This course also highlights many of the changes between the 2007 and 2012 editions of the CSA Z317.13 standard. Topics include risk mitigation and preventive techniques that can be applied to minimize the risks to patients. The course takes participants through many real life construction scenarios focussing on major renovation and new health care construction projects..
    Gordon serves as the key faculty member for this course across Canada and chairs the technical subcommittee for CSA Z317.13-12 and brings intimate knowledge of the intents of the statements within this standard. For more information, see http://shop.csa.ca/en/canada/health-care-and-medical-devices-training/csa-z31713-effective-implementation-and-practical-applications/invt/500319992011/&bklist=icat,4,shop,training,healthcaretrain
  • Indoor Air Quality - The role of HVAC Systems in Healthcare Faci

    Feb 7, 2017 8:00 am until Feb 7, 2017 4:30 pm (America/Denver)

    Location: Edmonton, AB

    UPDATED TO THE 2015 STANDARD - Poor indoor air quality can adversely impact patient’s and staff’s health, comfort and productivity. When they are inappropriately designed, installed, operated or maintained, HVAC systems may contribute to excessive energy consumption or longer hospital stays and complications for patients and in some instances have been contributing factors to negative patient outcomes.
    Topics include the healthcare facilities HVAC systems overview and the fundamental philosophies of the latest (2015) edition of the CAN/CSA Z317.2 standard. Come see the revised redundancy and system verification requirements as well as catastrophic event planning requirements of the newest CSA standard among many other updated topics.
    Gordon serves as the faculty member for this course across Canada and is the chair of the technical committee for Health Care Facilities and brings intimate knowledge of the intents of the statements within this standard. For more information, see http://shop.csa.ca/en/canada/indoor-air-quality-the-role-of-hvac-systems-in-healthcare-facilities/invt/500133152011
  • Indoor Air Quality - The role of HVAC Systems in Healthcare Faci

    Feb 10, 2017 8:00 am until Feb 10, 2017 4:30 pm (America/New_York)

    Location: Toronto, ON

    UPDATED TO THE 2015 STANDARD - Poor indoor air quality can adversely impact patient’s and staff’s health, comfort and productivity. When they are inappropriately designed, installed, operated or maintained, HVAC systems may contribute to excessive energy consumption or longer hospital stays and complications for patients and in some instances have been contributing factors to negative patient outcomes.
    Topics include the healthcare facilities HVAC systems overview and the fundamental philosophies of the latest (2015) edition of the CAN/CSA Z317.2 standard. Come see the revised redundancy and system verification requirements as well as catastrophic event planning requirements of the newest CSA standard among many other updated topics.
    Gordon serves as the faculty member for this course across Canada and is the chair of the technical committee for Health Care Facilities and brings intimate knowledge of the intents of the statements within this standard. For more information, see http://shop.csa.ca/en/canada/indoor-air-quality-the-role-of-hvac-systems-in-healthcare-facilities/invt/500133152011
  • Fundamentals of Infection control during Construction, Renovatio

    Apr 6, 2017 8:00 am until Apr 6, 2017 4:30 pm (America/Halifax)

    Location: Halifax, NS

    Construction, renovation and maintenance activities are a significant cause of potentially fatal infections for the occupants of any healthcare facility. This course focuses on application of CSA Z317.13-12 Infection Control during Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Healthcare Facilities to address necessary measures and help control risk. We will explore the risk factors and a risk analysis profile that is required when doing any type of construction or maintenance in many healthcare facilities across Canada.
    Topics include: risk identification, risk analysis, risk mitigation and preventive measures that can be applied to minimize the risks to patients.
    Gordon serves as the key faculty member for this course across Canada and chairs the technical subcommittee for CSA Z317.13-12 and brings intimate knowledge of the intents of the statements within this standard. For more information, contact the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) @ www.cans.ns.ca
  • Effective Implementation of Infection control during Constructio

    Apr 7, 2017 8:00 am until Apr 7, 2017 4:30 pm (America/Halifax)

    Location: Halifax, NS

    Applying the CSA Z317.13-12 standard is not always straight forward. This course builds on the information gained during the Fundamentals of Infection Control during Construction, Renovation and Maintenance of Healthcare Facilities course to address challenges that are commonly seen in the healthcare construction industry. This includes several tools that make applying the standard easier in the “real world”.
    This course also highlights many of the changes between the 2007 and 2012 editions of the CSA Z317.13 standard. Topics include risk mitigation and preventive techniques that can be applied to minimize the risks to patients. The course takes participants through many real life construction scenarios focussing on major renovation and new health care construction projects..
    Gordon serves as the key faculty member for this course across Canada and chairs the technical subcommittee for CSA Z317.13-12 and brings intimate knowledge of the intents of the statements within this standard. For more information, contact the Construction Association of Nova Scotia (CANS) at www.cans.ns.ca.
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