Alma Jackson, PhD, RN, COHN-S, discusses how to overcome this occupational hazard.
Respiratory virus season is upon us, and the influenza activity in Australia, which is usually a predictor, has left many experts in a state of worry.
Bug of the Month helps educate readers about existing and emerging pathogens of clinical importance in healthcare facilities today.
ICT spoke with Caroline Haggerty, RN, MSN, MBA, LSSBB, manager of quality and patient safety for Penn Medicine in West Chester, Penn., about the importance of shared accountabili
A challenging time is about to hit healthcare as multiple circumstances converge to exert increasing pressure on healthcare infection prevention efforts over the next 10-20 years.
As populations age and hospitalization and long-term care become more common, healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), including many caused by drug-resistant pathogens, are increasing in importance and pose a significant threat to patient safety.
Floors, often overlooked in the past as a major factor of environmental contamination.
By Sue Barnes, RN, CIC, FAPIC
A review of the far reaching impacts of this notoriously unreliable diagnostic test, and an evidence-based solution that is setting a new benchmark for patient care.
The 2018 theme of International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), which takes place October 14-20, is Protecting Patients Everywhere. Healthcare professionals from all settings and levels play an important role in protecting patients.