HAIs

Answering Your Infection Prevention Questions Regarding COVID Reopening

June 03, 2020

Sharon Ward-Fore: "Rather than reusing gowns, consider bundling patient care activities to conserve gowns. Donning a gown that has already been used can be tricky, and a source of contamination to the user."

Gym Class: COVID Lessons That Infection Preventionists Can Apply to Physical Therapy

May 27, 2020

Small clusters of environmental transmission in gyms and other workout settings can tell us about potential risky environments in healthcare. Outpatient physical therapy for one.

Searching for the Missing Link (Nurse)

May 04, 2020

Ideally, link nurses increase awareness of infection control issues and motivate colleagues to improve in that regard, keeping patients and themselves safer by limiting the spread of HAIs.  

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