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ISA Conference 2007
Cleaning, Disinfection & Sterilization
Key concepts in Infection Control

June 11th to June 12th, 2007
Carlton Hotel, 10 Eliezer Peri Street, Tel Aviv, Israel

ISA - Israel Sterilization Association

Conference organized by the Israel Sterilization Association
and the Israel Infection Control Nurses Association
in cooperation with the World Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply

Invitation Topics Programme Lectures


We are honored to invite you to take a part in this conference, organized by the Israel Sterilization Association and the Israel Infection Control Nurses Association with cooperation of World Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply.

The conference will provide an update for infection control, sterile supply, operation theatre and endoscopy healthcare professionals.

Invitation Topics Programme Lectures

Conference Topics

Conference topics in the conference included:

  • Validation of cleaning process.
  • Validation of sterilization process.
  • Ultrasonic cleaning.
  • Environmental control and surface disinfection.
  • Packaging systems.
  • Decontamination of GI endoscopes.
  • Current standards and guidelines.
  • New technologies of reprocessing reusable medical devices.
  • Water, air and other environmental factors influencing infection control.

and more...

Invitation Topics Programme Lectures

Conference Programme

June 11th, 2007
10:00-10:30Mrs. Karin Lee Ovadia:
Welcome and opening
10:30-11:00Mr. Wim Renders:
Topics in sterilization
11:00-11:30Ms. Cynthia Spry:
Protecting your assets
11:30-12:00Mr. Ben Siegmong:
Cleaning complex instrumentation
12:00-12:30Mr. Peter Newson:
EN ISO 17665-1 Global harmonisation of steam sterilization standards
12:30-14:00Lunch break
14:00-14:30Dr. Thomas Fengler:
The smaller the instrument the bigger the task - our own processing experiences
14:30-15:00Dr. Winfried Michels:
Machine-based cleaning and disinfecting process
15:00-15:30Dr. Pnina Shitrit:
Does cleaner mean healthier?
15:30-16:00Mrs. Ronit Nativ:
Spine surgery - Preventing surgical site infection
June 12th, 2007
10:00-10:30Prof. Raul Raz:
From penicillin to naphthalene - or is it the end of antibiotics?
10:30-11:00Dr. Raul Kolodner:
VRE - A new regional threat
11:00-11:30Mr. Shimon Lobel:
What Steam Sterilization Cycle Should I Run?
11:30-12:00Dr. Galia Rahav:
Hospital acquired infection - is it from now to eternity?
12:00-14:00Lunch break
14:00-14:30Mr Shlomi Biterman:
Steam sterilization validation - a routine
14:30-15:00Mr. Moshe Landsberg:
Quality and purity of steam

Invitation Topics Programme Lectures

Conference Lectures and Presentations