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To identify microorganisms and communicable disease in a timely fashion, 2.
To reduce the risks for transmission of infectious agents among and between patients and health care personnel, 3. To reduce the risk of infections developing in patients related to the use of devices and procedures required in their care, 4.
To provide the standards and enforcement required to maintain a sanitary environment, 5. To ensure the reporting of results to the appropriate authorities. The above goals are achieved through the processes of surveillance, ongoing analysis of data, pro-active prevention, staff education, a formalized infection control risk assessment and quality control.
To abide by the mandatory standards set forth by government regulatory agencies i. To serve as a preparedness guideline for responsive action to a communicable disease outbreak on campus or in the community.
Establish and operate a practical, proactive system for the prevention, identification, reporting, and evaluation of infections in clinic patients and health center personnel.
Initiate appropriate measures to limit unprotected exposure to pathogens throughout the organization and to prevent further spread from identified sources of contagion. Reduce exposure to pathogens for staff, patients, and visitors through an enhanced hand hygiene program. Review patient care outcomes as related to the identification, treatment, and control of communicable disease.
Minimize the risk of transmitting infections associated with the use of procedures, medical equipment, and medical devices. Communicate to all SHC staff employees regarding potential infection prevention and control problems and suggest improvements.
Adoption of the CDC recommendations is approved first by the Infection Control Committee and then by the Executive Director who is designated as the governing body of the organization. See description of Executive Director following this section.
See Quality Management Section in this policy. Is under the direction of a designated and qualified health care professional who has training and current competence in infection control.
See descriptions of Executive Director and Medical Director following this section. Development of policies and training programs that support Infection Control Standards relevent to the Student Health Services Providing on-going monitoring, evaluation, and surveillance of clinic staff compliance to policies, i.
Delegates the responsibility for development and maintenance of Infection Control practices to the Infection Control Committee and, specifically, the Committee Chairperson designated by the Medical Director.
All medical issues related to Infection Control will be under the authority and tutelage of the Medical Director.Infection Prevention and Control Infection prevention and control is required to prevent the transmission of communicable diseases in all health care settings.
Infection prevention and control demands a basic understanding of the epidemiology of diseases; risk factors that increase patient susceptibility to infection; and the practices, procedures and .
WRITING AN EFFECTIVE RESEARCH PROPOSAL Marja J. Verhoef, PhD Robert J. Hilsden, MD MSc FRCPC Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences. Infection control policy and procedures of “facility x” By Sharyn Royal # In this report I will discuss the policy and procedures at a nursing home.
I will be specifically looking at infection control during the course of a medication round. Sample Infection Control Policy 1. Purpose and Scope The purpose of this policy is to minimise as far as possible risks of harm to [insert organisation name] Board members, staff, consumers, volunteers, students and visitors which may arise through passing infections between each other.
Sample Infection Control Policy 1. Purpose and Scope The purpose of this policy is to minimise as far as possible risks of harm to [insert organisation name] Board members, staff, consumers, volunteers, students and visitors which may arise through passing infections between each other.
INFECTION CONTROL AND PREVENTION STRATEGY AND ACTION PLAN ORIGINATOR Control of Infection DATE April APPROVED BY Trust Board Policy ID: DATE OF REVIEW April