DECONTAMINATION & STERILISATION (CSSD) CONFERENCE

THEME:

Best practice – best outcomes

KEY TOPICS

  • Financial impact of patient safety incidents - can we make it a zero event?
  • Minimising the risks of infection transmission in endoscopy
  • Reuse of single use devises
  • Impact of the new South African medical device regulations on the CSSD
  • Using visual aids for managing new or complex instruments

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:

  • Gain more insight into CSSD in perioperative environments and advance your knowledge in this niche area
  • Examine new strategies to decrease risk of contamination, increase efficiency and reduce cost of handling instruments
  • Understand the impact of the latest medical device regulatory framework in South Africa on the CSSD and ensure compliance within your department
  • Identify sources of CSSD failures and develop risk management to control errors
  • Examine innovative sterilisation techniques to implement in your department for better patient outcomes

Supported by:

Theatre Day

 

08:45 Opening remarks

Marilyn de Meyer

 

SESSION 1: PERIOPERATIVE PRACTITIONERS

Moderator: Villi Pieterse

 

09:00 Statutory framework for the regulation of the profession

Dr Nelouise Geyer

 

09:45 Financial impact of patient safety incidents - can we make it a zero event?

Trudy Kaseke

 

10:30 Networking Coffee Break & Visit Exhibition

 

SESSION 2: LEGAL/LIABLE/LITIGATION

Moderator: Serona Matlala

 

11:10 CSSD: legal implications

Adv Elsabe Klinck

 

11:55 “It’s a Bug’s world”

Prof Adriano Duse

 

12:40 Networking Lunch

 

SESSION 3: CHALLENGES FOR 2018 IN THE PERI-OPERATIVE MILIEU

Moderator: Zandile Valashiya

 

14:10 Safe, sterile storage of surgical instruments and packs

Andrew Southcott

 

15:10 Minimising the risks of infection transmission in endoscopy

Terry McAuley

 

16:10 End of day one

Combined - CSSD and Theatre Day

 

08:45 Opening remarks

Denise Sheard

 

SESSION 4: LEGISLATION AND REGULATIONS

Moderator: Lesley Devenish

 

09:00 Medico legal hazards and risks associated with not complying with standards, policies and procedures and documenting

Dr Candice Harris

 

09:40 Legal framework - Impact of the new South African medical device regulations

Andrea Julsing Keyter

 

10:20 Networking Coffee Break & Visit Exhibition

 

SESSION 5: PANEL DISCUSSION I

Moderator: Alex Louwrens

 

11:20 Reuse of single use devises

  • SAMED position - Tanya Vogt
  • CSSD position - Constance Tshabalala
  • Health technology - Sharon Preddy
  • Role of IPC - Ina Botha

 

12:30 Networking Lunch

 

SESSION 6: PANEL DISCUSSION II

Moderator: Marietjie du Toit

 

14:00 Loan set standard and compliance

  • Problems when dealing with company representatives and loan sets – Liana de Lange
  • Role of the company representative dealing with loan sets - Jeff Hampton, Clive Potter
  • Procurement/Rollout of loan sets – Ninett Warburton

 

15:10 The impact of political decisions on healthcare

Fasie Smith

 

16:00 End of day two

 

CSSD Day

 

08:45 Opening remarks

Denise Sheard

 

SESSION 7: MANAGING THE CSSD

Moderator: Roger Sheard

 

09:00 High Reliability Organisations (HRO's)– can operating theatres and CSSD's make the grade?

Anthony Reed

 

09:40 Roles, responsibilities and accountability of the CSSD Manager

Michelle Mutch

 

10:10 Productivity and efficiency – How do you know that your staffing levels will meet workload demand?

Terry McAuley

 

10:40 Networking Coffee Break & Visit Exhibition

 

SESSION 8: INNOVATION AND EDUCATION

Moderator: Esther Mokupi

 

11:20 Standardisation of South African technician training

Joyce Selesho

 

12:00 Using Visual Aids for managing new or complex instruments

Sandra Murray

 

12:40 Networking Lunch

 

SESSION 9: WORKING AS A TEAM

Moderator: Denise Sheard

 

14:00 Orientation of new staff

Warda Hendricks

 

14:25 Involving all staff in change

Rochelle Jekels

 

14:50 Understanding how effective communication between theater & CSSD improves quality

Ethel Isaacs

 

15:15    Simplifying tray checklists

Shane Johnson

 

15:40 Closing remarks

Shamal Ramesar

 

16:00 Close of conference

 

CO-CHAIRS:

  • Denise Sheard, National Chairperson, CFSA, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Marilyn de Meyer, President - Gauteng Chapter, Association for Peri‐operative Practitioners in South Africa (APPSA), Johannesburg, South Africa

 

MODERATORS:

  • Alex Louwrens, Business Development Director, Revolve Sustainable Medical Solutions, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Esther Mokupi, Senior Nurse, Mediclinic, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Lesley Devenish, National Priority Programs Coordinator, NHLS / University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Marietjie du Toit, National Infection Prevention Specialist, Life Healthcare Group; Chairperson, Gauteng Infection Control Society, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Roger Sheard, South African Representative ISO TC 198 and SABS TC 1039, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Sarona Matlala, Nurse, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Villi Pieterse, Honorary Life President, South African Theatre Nurse Organisation (SATS), Cape Town, South Africa
  • Zandile Valashiya, Unit Manager, Netcare, Johannesburg, South Africa

 

SPEAKERS:

  • Prof Adriano Duse, HOD: Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, NHLS, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Andrea Julsing Keyter, Deputy Director: Medical Devices, Medicines Control Council, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Andrew Southcott, Product Line Manager – Surgical Workflow/IWS, Getinge, Bristol, UK
  • Dr Anthony Reed, Specialist Anaesthesiologist, Head Clinical Department, New Somerset Hospital; Head General Specialist Services: Metro West, Department of Health, Western Cape Government, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Dr Candice Harris, General Practitioner, Intercare Wilgeheuwel, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Clive Potter, Chairman: Orthopaedic Suppliers Sub-committee, SAMED, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Constance Tshabalala, Unit Manager -Theatre, Glynnwood Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Adv Elsabe Klinck, Managing Director, Elsabe Klinck & Associates, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Ethel Isaacs, Perioperative Nurse, Medex Staffing Solutions, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Fasie Smith, Strategic and Clinical Manager, ‎Advanced Health, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Ina Botha, Infection Prevention Specialist, Life Wilgers Healthcare, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Jeff Hampton, Chairman, SAMED, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Joyce Selesho, Clinical Tutor & Infection Control Facilitator, Louis Pasteur Private Hospital, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Liana de Lange, CSSD Supervisor, MediClinic, Potchefstroom, South Africa
  • Michelle Mutch, Chairperson, Pretoria CSSD Forum, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Dr Nelouise Geyer, CEO, Nursing Education Association, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Ninett Warburton, Supply Manager - Medical Devices (Theatre), ‎Netcare, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Rochelle Jekels, CSSD Supervisor, Red Cross Childrens’ Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Dr Shamal Ramesar, Scientific Affairs & Education Manager, 3M, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Shane Johnson, CSSD Supervisor, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Sandra Murray, CSSD Supervisor, Pretoria East Hospital, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Sharon Preddy, Health Technology Manager, Netcare, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Tanya Vogt, Executive Officer, South African Medical Device Industry Association (SAMED), Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Terry McAuley, MSc Medical Device Decontamination, Director , STEAM Consulting, Melbourne, Australia                
  • Trudy Kaseke, Director – Medical Negligence & Personal Injury, Tim Sukazi, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Warda Hendricks, IDSC Certified CSSD Technician, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa