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Environmental Infection | 1.13.17

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...

Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilization | 11.11.16

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...

HAIs: Types and Pathogens | 11.11.16

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...

Environmental Infection | 11.11.16

Safeguarding the Healthcare Environment Against Clostridium difficile

Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is a spore-forming bacterium capable of causing gastrointestinal conditions ranging from diarrhea to colitis. Twenty years...

Hand Hygiene | 11.11.16

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...

Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilization | 11.11.16

Setting a New Standard for Ultrasound Probe Disinfection

The Spaulding classification system1 classifies ultrasound probes that contact mucous membranes or non-intact skin, as semi-critical medical devices. The Centers...

HAIs: Types and Pathogens | 10.26.16

Preventing Transmission of Clostridium difficile in Healthcare Settings

Learn more about preventing transmission of clostridium difficile in healthcare settings.

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HAIs: Types and Pathogens | 10.26.16

Summary of State CRE Reporting Requirements

Learn more about the summary of state CRE reporting requirements.

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