Infection Control Today April (Vol. 24 No 3)

Go Team! IPs and Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs Take On Superbugs

April 08, 2020

Infectoin preventionists's can bring their perspective and strengths to the antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) program and offer ways to bring the work to the bedside and engage the partnerships that already exist to make AMS programs successful.

New Dirt on Hand Sanitizers Muddies Claims About Effectiveness

April 06, 2020

For many infection preventionists (IPs), hand hygiene in healthcare facilities is often subpar. National compliance rates tend to fall well under 50% and even with interventions, sustainable improvement is a unicorn IPs are always in search of.

NICUs Offer Infection Preventionists Opportunity to Show Their Worth

April 01, 2020

Although all patients require vigilant infection prevention measures and the goal should always be zero infections, the stakes are sometimes higher in the NICU, as infections there have higher potential for death.