Weekly Rounds: Sepsis Video Series, Candida Auris, and Eye Instrument Reprocessing

Infection Control TodayInfection Control Today, January/February 2023, (Vol. 27, No. 1)
Volume 27
Issue 1

Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending January 6, 2023.

Here are 5 highlights from Infection Control Today®'s (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.

Sepsis: One Father's Story, Part 3

In this third installment of 3, Infection Control Today® continues the one father's story of how sepsis can enter central lines and how it affects the entire family.

Watch this video to hear about one father's journey with his son's bout with sepsis.

When the Infection Prevention Epidemiologist Gets COVID-19

The public expects infectious disease experts to know how to protect them—and themselves—from getting ill from infectious diseases, including COVID-19. So, what happens when the infectious disease specialist gets ill herself?

read this article about when an epidemiologist gets COVID-19

The Problem(s) With Candida auris: What IPs and EVS Personnel Should Know

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, infection preventionists, nurses, environmental services personnel, and other health care workers cannot forget about C auris.

read this article about what EVS and IPs should know about candida auris

Does SARS-CoV-2 Transmit From Humans to Their Pets?

A recent study attempted to estimate the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from humans to their pets and identify the risk factors, including food and water bowls and human-animal contact.

read this article to learn whether SARS-CoV-2 will transmit from humans to their pets.

See It Clearly: Central Sterile Processing’s Role in Reprocessing Eye Devices

Read about the sterilization process of eye instruments and devices.

Read this article about eye device reprocessing
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