January luncheon – infection prevention and control: The contribution of flooring in healthcare

Meghan McBride, the Vice-President, Strategic Accounts- Healthcare, Education & Government for the Canadian division of Tarkett. Fifteen years ago Meghan began her journey with the Healthcare built environment. Through a series of career progressions, Meghan has held several roles within the multidisciplinary team focusing on the design and construction of large-scale Acute Care Facilities through the AFP/ P3 delivery model. She has a track record of successfully delivering solutions – striking a balance between human-centred design, operational goals, and contractual requirements. Meghan holds a Bachelor of Interior Design from Ryerson University, is EDAC and LEED AP ID+C certified. She is a member of IDC, ARIDO and the CSC where she held the position of Interior Design Officer in the Toronto Chapter from 2016-2019.
Summary of Presentation & Learning Objectives
Introduction of qualitative factors in lighting systems design process from creating the concept to illumination. Overview of disinfection effect of the non-visual spectrum of light and related design and safety considerations. Tarkett segment Vice-President, Meghan McBride is a subject matter expert on the IPAC changes that have come with the pandemic. She will discuss these topics and more during our session on Infection Prevention and Control:  The Contribution of Flooring in the Healthcare Environment.

Learning Objectives

  • IP&C –  “Infection Prevention and Control” in the Healthcare and built environmental standards
  • Canadian National & Provincial “Infection Prevention and Control” guidelines
  • How flooring supports “Infection Prevention and Control”
  • Technical requirements of flooring in Healthcare

Presenters Name: Meghan McBridge
Physical Location: Hydra Restaurant – 475 Howe St. Vancouver, BC
Webinar: A zoom link will be provided the evening before to online registrants.
In-Person Cost (includes lunch): $40 + GST (members) or $50 + GST (non-members)
Online Cost: $20 + GST (members) or $30 + GST (non-members)
AIBC Continuing Education: 1 LU

Link to Register: https://www.karelo.com/enter_res.php?&BID=212&Ev=20074

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