The Infection Series
Tracking this information allows facilities to identify problems, improve care, and determine progress toward national healthcare-associated infection goals. The Joint Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC have developed new infection control resources for podiatry and orthopedic and pain management settings.
The guides feature key recommendations such as IPC program and infrastructure information. They also cover several topics including education and training, safe injection practices, medical device reprocessing, environmental cleaning and more. See this link for information from CDC on the most recent guidance for the flu season. Learn More.
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Antibiotic overuse and antibiotic resistance are especially common in nursing homes. This 5 minute educational video specifically promotes antibiotic stewardship among residents, families, and nursing home staff.
Everything you need to know about infections
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The Joint Commission. Sunday CST, September 22, IPC occupies a unique position in the field of patient safety and quality universal health coverage since it is relevant to health workers and patients at every single health-care encounter. No country, no health-care facility, even within the most advanced and sophisticated health-care systems, can claim to be free of the problem of health care-associated infections.
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This unit will build upon the foundations and achievements of the Clean Care is Safer Care programme and the strong leadership and technical expertise demonstrated by the existing WHO infection prevention team, most recently during the Ebola virus disease response and early recovery work. Given that unsafe health care practices related to injections include the re-use of injection equipment, the over-use of injections for certain health conditions, accidental needle-stick injuries in health workers, and unsafe management of sharps waste, WHO is committed to promoting safe injection practices.
This work supports a key recommendation to Member States to switch to the exclusive use of reuse-prevention syringes RUPs for all injections by Health Topics. World Health Statistics. About Us.