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Pre-Conference Workshop: 5 Risk Factors That You Cannot Ignore

  • 11 Nov 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Via CFPM Conference Platform


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CFPM has a limited number of seats for non-conference attendees. Join your colleagues in this virtual event and earn 2 CE credits

5 Risk Factors That You Cannot Ignore

The 5 Risk that you cannot ignore will help you learn, identify and apply the appropriate method of infection control, occupational health and safety requirements and the Canadian standards and best practices in reprocessing of medical devices in a healthcare office settings. In addition, staff will gain the knowledge and confidence in the reprocessing of medical devices aligning with infection prevention and control practices and other regulatory requirements in ensuring the safety of patient and staff.

A registration fee of $75 will apply. Certificate included


Aileen Gunda

Aileen Gunda is a medical device reprocessing expert, consultant, educator, and speaker, who is certified by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). Aileen has 18 years of experience in the field of reprocessing medical devices from being a front-line staff, clinical educator and manager overseeing the full operation of the reprocessing department that manages the single-use and reusable medical devices used in the operating room and other health care office setting. Since 2017, Aileen has been the principal for Medical device reprocessing consulting services and a presenter at the Faculty of Dentistry Continuing Education on the Canadian standards and best practices in reprocessing of medical devices.

Her drive for staff and patient safety with a precision-focus, Aileen has been providing expert advice to healthcare professionals in hospitals and clinical settings that have resulted in educating staff in the proper handling of medical devices, achieving compliance and streamlining efficiencies. Aileen has gained a reputation for creating safe-working environments within standards, utilizing resources effectively, and facilitating audits with a keen eye for detail.

Mike Knapp

Mike has spent over 20 years working in the global healthcare industry in both the public and private sectors. He has developed a balanced view gaining significant insight about hospital-specific knowledge in the key areas of medical device reprocessing, quality improvement planning, budget cycles, health system funding reform, and public sector procurement guideline.

Mike uses his experience and insights to help organizations develop a stronger connection with their customers, patients, and partners.

Event Details:

Friday, November 11, 2021
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST

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