Weekly Rounds: Disinfecting N95s, AORN and SHEA Conference Coverage, and More

Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today’s highlights for the week ending April 15.

Here are 5 highlights from ICT®’s wide-ranging coverage of the infection prevention and control world. Everything from interviews with known opinion leaders, to the news that infection preventionists and other health care professionals can use on their jobs.

N95 Respirators Prove Effectively Disinfected With Ultraviolet Radiation

Remembering the COVID-19 pandemic and supply chain issues, investigators study the efficacy of reusing N95 FFRs.

Conference Highlights, Annual Goals, and More: A Conversation With AORN’s New President

After an Expo like no other, Dennis looks forward to the 70th year of advocacy for perioperative nurses.

2022 AORN Conference Presentations Focus on Pressure Site Injuries, Surgical Site Infections

Susan “Suzy” Scott, MSN, RN, WOC Nurse, also speaks to Infection Control Today® about incident tracking and electronic medical records.

Prevention Strategies of SSIs for the Elderly Require More Attention

Most information on SSI risk factors in the elderly is more than 10 years old.

Protecting Children From COVID-19 Had Unintended Negative Consequences

Despite some benefits, challenges continue with implemented mitigation strategies for children and IPs.