Long-Term Care

The Infection Control Today® chronic and long-term care facilities page provides news, updates, and guidance on tackling infection prevention in these unique environments, including nursing homes, skilled nursing centers, and assisted-living facilities. This page includes news on cleaning, disinfection, antibiotic stewardship, hand hygiene, isolation precautions, outbreak protocol, and more as administrators and infection prevention teams seek to curb outbreaks of pneumonia, influenza, Clostridioides difficile, urinary tract infections, and skin and soft tissue infections, among others.

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The Value of Certification in Infection Prevention and Control: Why Is it important?

May 14th 2024

Certification in infection prevention and control is essential for career growth, higher salaries, and improved patient outcomes. Learn why certification matters from Shazia Irum, MSC, MBA, RN, CIC, CPHQ, CBIC Ambassador in Saudi Arabia.

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Enhanced Infection Prevention Needed in Health Care Facilities Amid Growing Pathogen Threats

April 19th 2024

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Navigating Clostridioides difficile Testing Guidelines: Addressing Adherence Challenges in Health Care Settings

April 18th 2024

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The Latest on Candida auris: Updates, Challenges, and Prevention Strategies

April 1st 2024

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Health at Risk: The Impact of Antimicrobial Resistance From a Global to Local Health Perspective

March 6th 2024

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