So much of what we know about infection control is due to research conducted in acute care settings. IC program leadership and support, vigilant surveillance, and attention to environmental concerns are hallmarks of excellence in infection control.
A high quality infection control program is essential for long term care. Across the nation, long term care facilities (LTCFs) are being required to have an infection prevention and control program with dedicated trained staff. Find resources and training opportunities here.
Invasive procedures, both simple and complicated, are increasingly performed in outpatient facilities including medical, dental, and home health and hospice settings. Find guidelines, resources and training.