During EMS2018 sponsors and exhibitors will be able to host a symposia or a workshop as part of the EMS2018 program. You can read more about these below.
If you are a sponsor or exhibitor you can download the Exhibition & Sponsorship Prospectus for more information or contact:
Exhibition and Sponsorship Organiser
Crone & Co
DK-1620 Copenhagen V
Falcks session on Prehospital infection control: Why, what and how?
The aim of the session is to underline the importance of infection control during EMS care and treatment. Three different but coherent presentations will take the listeners through essentials on why, what and how to prioritize hygiene in the EMS. Presentation duration is 20 minutes each, with 5-10 minutes for questions in-between sessions.
Presentation 1: Why is hygiene important?
Professor Hans Jørn Kolmos will highlight hygiene as a patient safety issue, in regards to the extent of healthcare associated infections in Europe, and the relation between poor hygiene and infection risk.
Presentation 2: What do we know about prehospital hygiene?
PhD student Heidi Storm Vikke will present STATE OF THE ART on prehospital hygiene, and focus on current evidence on microbial contamination, cleaning interventions and hygiene compliance.
Presentation 3: How to secure a high quality hygiene in the EMS
This presentation by German researcher Jens Parey highlights essentials on how to secure high quality hygiene in an EMS organization on a daily basis. The German EMS operator GARD will introduce the listeners to how to plan and conduct hygiene control, and how the results can be used for improvement purposes.
The session will take place as part of the EMS2018 scientific program on Tuesday the 17th April, 10.30-11.45.
More information follows.