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Regulatory Changes Coming Soon
Effective November 28, 2019, Infection Preventionist Phase 3 (42 CFR 483.80 Infection Control) requirement includes a requirement for specialized training in infection prevention and control for the individual(s) responsible for the facility’s Infection Prevention and Control Program (IPCP).
A Strategy to Reduce Infection Risk
In an article by ICT, Caroline Haggerty, RN, MSN, MBA, LSSBB, manager of quality and patient safety for Penn Medicine in West Chester, Penn., spoke about the importance of shared accountability relating to environmental cleaning in the healthcare environment.
New CDC Program for Infection Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have launched a new educational program devoted to infection control training. Those working in infection prevention, on infection prevention teams, hospital leaders, health educators, nurse and physician managers and environmental service managers are suggested to use STRIVE.