• Improving Patient Safety Through Enhanced Environmental Disinfection Available: On Demand
    Posted August 16, 2010 in Webinars Led by Dr. William Jarvis, this educational presentation covers the epidemiological significance of environmental surfaces on HAIs and the opportunity to improve patient safety through enhanced disinfection. Attendees will learn about new technologies in environmental disinfection and develop a ...More MORE INFO
  • Unique Characteristics of Clostridium difficile Available: On Demand
    Posted November 18, 2009 in Webinars Clostridium difficile is recognized as one of the most serious healthcare-associated infections occurring around the world today. Associated infections may be mild and resolve fairly rapidly after antibiotic cessation, or may be severe, lingering and life-threatening. Emergence of a new strain, ...More MORE INFO
  • Strike Force: Preventing Transmission When Pandemic Flu Hits Your Hospital Available: On Demand
    Posted October 29, 2009 in Webinars There is a tremendous amount of misinformation about how influenza is transmitted, and how you can protect yourself and your patients from infection. This course, will discuss the roles (or not!) of large droplets, droplet nuclei and surface contamination in the spread of influenza. Scientific ...More MORE INFO
  • An Unkind Cut: Preventing Infections in Surgery Available: On Demand
    Posted September 17, 2009 in Webinars The possibility of a number contributing factors to any surgical site infection (SSI) is complex. Yet we cannot expect to prevent SSIs unless we can recognize potential contributors, understand by what mechanisms they facilitate or allow infection to occur and implement practical means of ...More MORE INFO
  • Getting Your Hands Around Hand Hygiene Available: On Demand
    Posted August 27, 2009 in Webinars It has long been recognized that appropriate hand hygiene reduces the transmission of pathogenic microorganisms. In spite of this fact, overall compliance with hand hygiene guidelines continues to be suboptimal in healthcare facilities. Factors that contribute to this poor compliance include lack ...More MORE INFO
  • Does the Glove Fit? Critical Considerations for the Selection of Medical Gloves Available: On Demand
    Posted October 21, 2011 in Webinars The appropriate selection of medical gloves has never been more important as inappropriate selection can have a profound negative impact on patients, healthcare personnel, the environment and healthcare facilities. This program will address considerations for medical glove selection including their ...More MORE INFO
  • Standard Precautions - Is your staff really protected? Available: On Demand
    Posted October 24, 2011 in Webinars This program reviews the relevant changes and reaffirmations of Standard Precautions practice noted in the CDC's 2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions. The relationship between protective apparel and infection prevention is examined in light of OSHA as well as the AAMI gown barrier performance ...More MORE INFO
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