Infection Control

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Infection Prevention: Our "Scrub the Hub" Campaign

Brushing up on IV hub and port disinfection.

Posted 06/19/17 | Barbara J. Holder, RN, BSN, LHRM, CAPA | Post a comment

Don't Be a Stranger to the Scope Room

Because there's a lot you don't know about endoscope reprocessing.

Posted 06/19/17 | Laura Schneider, RN, CGRN, CASC, CFER | Post a comment

Guaranteed Delivery of Sterilized Sets

Our crosscheck program verifies that wrapped and rigid instrument trays arrive in the OR ready for use.

Posted 06/19/17 | Fatima C. Vergara, RN, BSN, CNOR, RNFA | Post a comment

The Power to Prevent SSIs

New tools give you the upper hand in the fight against infections.

Posted 06/19/17 | Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, FAPIC | Post a comment

All 16 Reprocessed Ureteroscopes Tested in Study Were Still Contaminated

Researchers stress the importance of consistently monitoring reprocessing outcomes.

Posted 06/15/17 | Post a comment

What Caused Mold to Grow in Sterilization Sink?

Mold discovery puts surgeries on hold at California hospital.

Posted 06/13/17 | Post a comment

CDC Issues First SSI-prevention Update in 18 Years

New recommendations address pre-op bathing, prepping, patient warming, antimicrobials and more.

Posted 05/04/17 | 3 comments

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