Continuing Education Series - Design Manage & Maintaining Decontamination Units

National Maternity Hospital
Holles Street
D02 YH21
Dublin 2
2 May 2019 - 9:00am


The Continuing Education Series: Decontamination Course, sponsored by Wassenburg Medical, has been developed to provide an understanding of the current topics for health care professionals planning, designing, running and maintaining the decontamination service within a hospital.

Cost:                    €10 members /€20 non-members - Includes Refreshments Lunches & course material

Location:             National Maternity Hospital, 66/65 Mount Street. Lecture Theatre 1st Floor. 

Time:                   10.00am – 3.00 pm

Registration:      Members: Click Here 

                            Non Members: Click Here


The training will cover

  • Latest decontamination recommendations from the HSE
  • The importance of Microbiology
  • Education in CSSD/Endoscope decontamination.
  • Low Temperature Sterilisation
  • New technology
  • What are we looking for in Validation Documents?
  • New Guidelines for Ultrasound Decontamination
  • National Track & Trace Interfacing requirements
  • HIQA Audits


Speakers Include

  • Caroline Conneely - Quality Improvement Advisor for the National Quality Improvement Team.
  • Dr. Gerard Colleran BSc PhD - Senior Lecturer School of Science and Computing Technological University Dublin.
  • Trevor Duffy - Decontamination Manager / Hospital Lead Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.
  • Pat Turner - Decontamination Manager / Hospital Lead Beaumont Hospital.
  • Mark Hichens  - CBiol, MSB, MSc Microbiologist
  • Hugh O’Connor – Authorised Engineer of Decontamination (AED)
  • Mari Hickey – CDU Manager University Hospital Waterford
  • Fingerprint Medical – National Track and Trace software provider

Who Should Attend?

  • Biomedical Engineers,
  • CSSD Managers,
  • Endoscope Unit Managers,
  • Decontamination Managers,
  • Users, Technicians
  • Infection Control and anyone else involved in the decontamination process of re-usable instruments in hospitals.



This course qualifies for BEAI Certificate of Attendance on Submission of a Learning Participation Document.


Registration:      Members: Click Here 

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For general information, including registration, please contact us at:

  • +353(0)16373141
  • 8 Priory Office Park, Stillorgan Road,
  • Blackrock, Co Dublin, Ireland,
  • A94 EE95