Creating TB Isolation Rooms
By David R. Linamen, PE, CIPE
Tuberculosis (TB) is the single most deadly disease known to man. Approximately 1.7 billion people are infected with the disease worldwide, representing nearl...
Training New Employees
by Julie Stoller, CRCST
Central Service is a highly technical and specialized area of healthcare.
Each employee must be knowledgeable in every aspect of the job. It is vital to
everyone (staff, patients, and visitors) that ...
Safety First: Avoiding Chemical Storage Hazardsby Lynn L. Bergeson and Robin J. Schoeps
Healthcare facilities must maintain sterile environments to prevent the
spread of infection and disease. To do so, facilities rely upon various
These days, we are all seeing a broad view of the world through the popular
media. We have international and national events analyzed for us every day by
all sorts of so-called experts. We find out about the happenings in Washington
Hazardous Materials Emergencies in Surgeryby Jack Donaldson, RN, CNOR, CSPDM
From the beginning, professional nursing has concerned itself with the health
and hazards of the environment of the healthcare system. For example, Florence
Surgical Site InfectionsBy Vickie VanDeventer, RN, BSN, CICThis article highlights a few guidelines from The Recommendations for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 1999 created by the Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee...