Infection Preventionist's Guide to Long-Term Care

Infection Preventionist's Guide to Long-Term Care

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This in-depth reference presents a comprehensive approach to developing a facility-based infection prevention program, including numerous practical tips and clinical advice for successful implementation.  Topics addressed include:

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Comprehensive infection prevention risk assessment and program development
  • Surveillance and reporting
  • Nursing assessment and interventions to prevent the most commonly occurring infections in long-term care 
  • Environmental cleaning and disinfection
  • Unique long-term care issues such as care transitions and life enrichment activities
  • Occupational health, immunization programs, and staff education
  • Disaster and pandemic preparedness
  • And more!

Appropriate for all types of long-term care facilities and includes a CD-ROM with customizable forms, helpful tools, and additional resources specific to infection prevention and control. View the Table of Contents

Author: S. Schweon, D. Burdsall, M. Hanchett, S. Hilley, D. Greene, I. Kenneley, J. Marx, P. Rosenbaum
Publisher: APIC
Date of Publication: 2013
ISBN: 1-933013-59-1
Format: Book w/ CD

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