A Review of Sterilization Methods and Recommended Monitoring Practices

“A Review of Sterilization Methods and Recommended Practices for Healthcare Facilities PART II: Terminal Low Temperature Sterilization” is a 1.0...

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Quality Assurance for Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilizers

When is the last time your facility reviewed your Quality Assurance practices for Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide (VH2O2) Sterilizers? Is your...

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Best Practices for Healthy Skin – Hand Hygiene and Skin Care Guide

Hand hygiene is a critical aspect of patient safety. In fact, it is the single most important measure one can...

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Soap: The Science Behind It and The Changing Regulatory Landscape

Because of the changing regulatory landscape, it is important for key decision makers to be armed with as much knowledge around...

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Handling Clean Linen in a Healthcare Environment

To support infection prevention by guiding facility management in developing a written policies and procedures manual outlining their own best...

The Six C’s: Handling Soiled Linen in a Healthcare Environment

To aid compliance with OSHA’s Universal Precautions for handling soiled linen saturated with blood, bodily fluids, harmful residue from...

Identifying and Addressing Risks for SSIs and CLABSIs

Infection preventionists are being asked to identify ways to help address some their organizations’ most pressing challenges, such as reducing...

Case Study: 25-Hospital IDN Addresses Risks for SSIs and CLABSIs

Infection prevention is a top priority in acute care facilities due to mandatory reporting of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), potential reimbursement...

A Special: On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI Supplement

THE NATIONAL – On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI project is proud to take part in this special supplement to Prevention...

An Infection Preventionist’s Guide to Evaluating Research Studies

Evaluating research studies and incorporating the results of research findings into the practice of infection prevention and control are core...

Identify the Pathogen: Coxiella Burnetii

Hospital outbreaks are reported more often in the medical literature than occurrences in the long-term care (LTC) or behavioral health...

Focus on Long-Term and Behavioral Health Outbreaks— Identify the Pathogen: Clostridium Perfringens

Hospital outbreaks are reported more often in the medical literature than occurrences in the long-term care (LTC) or behavioral health...