Protect your staff and patients and maintain appropriate accreditation by implementing a comprehensive infection prevention and infection control program. Professional education and training, along with public awareness, are powerful keys to reducing infections at your facility.
Infection Prevention Regulations & Guidelines
Check out UPrevent for the most recent infection prevention regulations and guidelines, targeted for your facility’s unique needs, to help maintain compliance with the recommended practices for infection control.Visit UPrevent
Why is Cleaning “Mobile Surfaces” Like Healthcare Attire So Important for Infection Prevention?
“Mobile surfaces” such as medical uniforms, scrubs, white coats and footwear can serve as a feeding ground for hungry microbes looking for nutrition and are often overlooked in a facility’s infection prevention practices. The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) provides recommendations to prevent transmission of potential infections through healthcare personnel (HCP) clothing in non-operating room settings.Read Article
Seven Infection Prevention Zones in the Exam Room
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a growing problem for the healthcare industry and a major cause of deaths in the U.S. Protect your patients and staff against infections in your exam rooms with infection prevention products and practices that cover these seven major infection prevention zones.Read Article
Effective Ways for Preventing Needlestick Injuries at Your Facility
Needlestick injuries continue to be a major healthcare problem, but one that is preventable with use of proper safety devices and training. In this article, learn about the importance of preventing needlestick injuries, why occupational exposure is still a risk and how you can help reduce risk in your facility.Read Article
Instrument Reprocessing Best Practices
From proper handling of contaminated instruments and preparing for cleaning, to proper storage and verifying sterility using various indicators, these steps can help you achieve best practices for instrument reprocessing.Read Article
Surgical Instrument Cleaning & Care
With nearly 47 million surgical procedures happening each year, infectious pathogen transfer is a real risk. You can help prevent infections with proper instrument disinfection and sterilization. Learn about caring for and reprocessing reusable medical devices using these CDC recommendations.Read Article