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Tools and Guides


CDC Resources for Healthcare-Associated Infections

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide a hub of information regarding healthcare-associated infections, including guidelines, research, prevention tools, data and statistics.

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CUSP Unit-Based Safety Program

Safety programs designed to eliminate healthcare-associated infections such as catheter-associated urinary tract infections, are described here, along with helpful tools.

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Environmental Services (EVS) Checklist for the Containment of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI)

This tool provides your facility with valuable feedback on areas where opportunities for improvement were noted to prevent CDI. The results are neither standalone nor punitive, and the findings should be used as an additional tool to assist in your continued work.

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HAI Data on Prevention Progress

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports detailing progress made in preventing HAIs and areas where additional intervention is necessary.

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infections

The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control provide a one-stop shop for MRSA disease information, tracking, laboratory testing, and more.

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Surgical Site Infection

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer resources for providers and patient to prevent surgical site infections.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) - Five Moments for Hand Hygiene Campaign

The newly developed Five Moments for Hand Hygiene has emerged from the WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care (Advanced Draft) to add value to any hand hygiene improvement strategy

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