The challenge to prevent healthcare-associated infections requires a multitude of responsibilities addressed by infection preventionists. Implementing a high-performing infection prevention program helps a healthcare organization improve patient outcomes and prevent transmission of healthcare-associated infections.
The following list provides practice guidelines for supporting infection prevention and control initiatives.
The following is a list of references for those building and supporting an infection prevention and control program.
The following resources review regulatory requirements, legislation and accreditation organizations related to infection prevention and control programs in a healthcare organization.
The following list of tools may help in building and supporting an infection prevention and control program.