Publications & Presentations

“SIRI:  AM I SICK?” SMART ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS TO PREVENT OUTBREAKS IN HEALTHCARE SETTINGS

Natasha Salt, Jerome Leis, Carla Corpus, Lorraine Maze dit Mieusement, Wendy Morgan, Imelda Quizon

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Oral Presentation IPAC Canada 2018 – Nominated top 3 oral presentations

Webinar for IPAC Canada 2018

IPAC CSO – November 2018

 

OUTBREAK PREVENTION:  BUNDLE APPROACH IN A REHABILITATION SETTING

Carla Corpus, Sonja Cobham, Lorraine Maze dit Mieusement, Tanya Agnihotri, Natasha Salt, Jerome Leis

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Poster Presentation IPAC Canada, 2018

 

TOO MANY PATIENTS, NOT ENOUGH SPACE:  REDUCING THE RISK OF TRANSMISSION IN UNCONVENTIONAL SPACES

Lorraine Maze dit Mieusement, Dariusz Pajak, Natasha Salt, Jerome Leis, Bronwen Edgar

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Poster Presentation IPAC Canada, 2018

 

CPE:  ENVIRONMENTAL AND SINK CLEANING PROTOCOL FROM SEVEN ACUTE CARE FACILITIES IN GTA

1Carla Corpus, 1Natasha Salt, 2James Wong, 3Kornelija Delibasic, 4Tiberius Stanescu, 5Rajni Pantelidis, 6Heather Candon, 7Michael Rotstein, 1Jerome Leis

1Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2Sinai Health Systems, 3Markham Stouffville Hospital,  4The Scarborough and Rouge Hospital,5William Osler Health System, 6 Mackenzie Health 7 St. Joseph’s Healthcare

Poster Presentation IPAC Canada, 2018

 

ALGORITHM FOR SCREENING AND CLEANING HOSPITAL SINKS AND DRAINS COLONIZED WITH CARBAPENEMASE-PRODUCING ENTEROBACTERIACEAE

Catherine Kerr, Carla Corpus, Andrew Simor, Jerome Leis, Natasha Salt

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Poster Presentation IPAC Canada, 2018

 

IMPROVING ADHERENCE TO PPE FOR ADDITIONAL PRECAUTIONS USING A MULTI-MODAL INTERVENTION

Melisa Avaness, Natasha Salt, Victoria Williams, Fatema Jinnah, Jerome Leis

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Poster Presentation IPAC Canada, 2018

 

NOSOCOMIAL OUTBREAK OF vanD-CARRYING VANCOMYCIN-RESISTANT ENTEROCOCCUS FAECIUM

Philip Lam1, Robert Kozak2, Alireza Eshaghi3, Melisa Avaness4, Natasha Salt4, Samir Patel2&3, Andrew Simor1,2&5 and Jerome Leis1, 4&5

1Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, 2Department of University Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, 3Public Health Ontario Laboratory, 4Infection Prevention and Control Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 5Division of Infectious Diseases, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Article:  Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Volume 39, Issue 10, October 2018

 

TIME TO PIPE UP:  SINKS, DRAINS RESERVOIR FOR GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA. 

Natasha Salt1, Lorraine Maze dit Mieusement1, Heather Candon2

1Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2Mackenzie Health Centre

Article:  Canadian Healthcare Facilities, March 2018

 

CONTAMINATION OF SINKS AND DRAINS WITH GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA: SOLUTIONS TRHOUGH COLLABORATION

Dr. Allison McGeer1, Dr. Elizabeth Brodkin2, Natasha Salt3, Lorraine Maze dit Mieusement1, Heather Candon4

1Mount Sinai Hospital, 2Fraser Health, 3Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 4St. Josephs Health Centre

Oral Presentation: The Ontario Public Health Convention March 2017

 

CARBAPENEMASE-PRODUCING ENTEROBACTERIACEAE, ”COMING TO A DRAIN NEAR YOU…”

Natasha Salt1, Lorraine Maze dit Mieusement2, Heather Candon3

1Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2Mount Sinai Hospital, 3St. Josephs Health Centre

Oral Presentation IPAC Canada2016

Webinar for IPAC Canada 2016

TBDIN – November 2016

OHA – November 2016

IPAC NEO – September 2017

IPAC NOW – October 2017

 

INFECTION CONTROL: TO BOLDLY GO WHERE NO MAN HAS GONE BEFORE…

Natasha Salt, Sandra Callery, Trevor Hall

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Oral Presentation IPAC Canada 2016 – Nominated top 3 oral presentations

 

FECES AND COFFEE DON’T GO TOGETHER! ENFORCING THE

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT OF ONTARIO REG. 67/93,

S.32: A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH

Bronwen Edgar, Natasha Salt, Sandra Callery, Mary Vearncombe

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada                                                             Poster Presentation IPAC Canada 2014                                                                                                  

WHAT LURKS BELOW: CARBAPENEMASE-PRODUCING ENTEROBACTERIACEAE

CONTAMINATION OF SINKS AND DRAINS

Lorraine Maze dit Mieusement1, Natasha Salt2, Sandra Callery2, Mary Vearncombe2, Mount Sinai Hospital Infection Control Team1

1Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada, 2Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada                                                                                                                                              Oral Presentation IPAC Canada 2014

SEEK AND YOU SHALL FIND…

Natasha Salt, Sandra Callery, Mary Vearncombe

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada                                               Poster Presentation IPAC Canada 2014

MRSA AND VRE: GET TO KNOW YOUR ENEMIES SOONER THAN LATER!

Natasha Salt, Bronwen Edgar, Sandra Callery

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada                                                                Oral Presentation IPAC Canada 2011

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT SCREENING TOOL: SCREEN AND DETAIN RAPIDLY AND EFFECTIVELY

Natasha Salt, Bronwen Edgar, Barbara Catt, Sandra Callery

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Ontario, Canada                                                                 Oral Presentation IPAC Canada 2011

AN EASY AND TECH SAVVY WAY TO MANAGE INFECTION CONTROL DATA AND RESOURCES

Natasha Salt, Maja McGuire, Jane Middlehurst, Sandra Callery

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada                                                                Oral Presentation IPAC-Canada 2010

VAP TRACKING MADE EASY:  TRIGGERS AND ASSESSMENT TOOL

Natasha Salt, Barbara Catt, Sandra Callery

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada                                                                Oral Presentation IPAC Canada 2010

WHATS THE “DIFF”?  SYNDROMIC SURVEILLANCE AND PROMPT IMLEMENTATION OF ADDITIONAL PRECAUTIONS FOR DIARREA

Natasha Salt, Sandra Callery, Mary Vearncombe                                                             Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada                                                        Oral Presentation IPAC Canada 2009