CDC's Safe Healthcare Blog Emphasizes That Good Infection Prevention Habits Don't Just Happen

Today, on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)s Safe Healthcare Blog, Elaine Larson, RN, PhD, CIC, FAAN, associate dean for research at Columbia Universitys School of Nursing, discusses a recent study in which nursing students reported clinicians failing to perform hand hygiene before patient contact. Student nurses recognize trained nurses as important role models, but little is known about the examples set by qualified practitioners.

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