Infection Prevention and Mitigation

Hospital-acquired infections can lead to severe illness or death. The following data gives guidance on assessment of work areas, staff practices and interventions to reduce infection spread.

  • Webinar


    This I Vow - Importance of Hand Hygiene

    A video sharing the detrimental effects that can occur from hospital-acquired infections transmitted due to inadequate hand washing. It includes preventative measures and indicators corresponding to appropriate time frames staff are required to wash their hands when caring for patients.

    TAGS: Video, infections, transmitted, Time, Framework, wash, handbook, Care

  • Assessment tools

    Assessment tools

    ASC Quality Collaboration - Hand Hygiene: What CMS Surveyors are Looking For

    CMS Surveyors utilize a worksheet to assess infection control practices in a healthcare organizaiton. This resource provides a sample tool used to assess hand hygiene practices.

    TAGS: CMS, Practice, Healthcare, handbook, Resources