9th Decontamination and Sterilisation (CSSD) Conference

Wednesday, 18 October | Gallagher Convention Centre

Theme: What happens when it all goes wrong!


22 - 24 October 2024

Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg

 7 Clinical - CPD points

Theme: What happens when it all goes wrong!

The Decontamination and Sterilization (CSSD) Conference is a one-day agenda that will discuss the complexities and challenges associated with the CSSD function and the skills required to deliver a high standard of care.

The 9th version will focus on outbreak incidents and how to best prevent and manage them, and the role of different departments in minimizing and handling those incidents. It will also discuss how to run a sustainable CSSD department and reduce it's environmental impact.

What's new for 2024

  •  New programme features
  • Incidence Case study
  • Fireside Chat with an Expert
  • Interactive Panel Discussion
  • Bringing world renowned expert from Scotland Sulisti Holmes, Head of Decontamination and 
  • Incident Reporting Investigation Centre, Health Facilities Scotland, Glasgow, United Kingdom

In Partnership with:

Benefits of attending:

  • Identify best practices in incidence management.
  • Discuss different outbreak scenarios and best handling techniques
  • Learn how to reduce CSSD’s impact on the environment and follow sustainable processes

Key topics

  • Handling Incidents in CSSD
  • Outbreaks relating to CSSD
  • CSSD and Sustainability

Who will be attending?

  • Nurses
  • CSSD Managers/Supervisors /Technicians
  • Infection Prevention & Control Personnel
  • Nurses (general/surgical/theatre)
  • HOD/Unit/Operational Managers
  • Doctors/GPs

Scientific committee

Conference chair:
Xana Jardine,
Head, Decontamination Clinical Specialist, CFSA National Chairperson, Johannesburg, South Africa 


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