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Policies and Procedures: Infection Prevention and Control

Infection Prevention and Control policies and procedures are organized according to these categories:

00 - Introduction
10 - Organization
20 - Standard Precautions
30 - Additional Precautions
40 - Specific Prevention & Control Measures
50 - Environmental Control
55 - Outbreak Management
60 - Surveillance
70 - Handouts

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collapse Category : 00 - Introduction ‎(3)
Introduction to Infection Prevention and Control00-10.pdf
  
01-May-07
Table of Contents00-00.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
Title PageTitle Page.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
collapse Category : 10 - Organization ‎(6)
Abbreviations and Definitions10-50.pdf
  
01-Oct-06
Infection Prevention & Control Committee10-20.pdf
  
01-Oct-10
Infection Prevention and Control Committee: Terms of Reference10-20 Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Oct-12
Infection Prevention and Control Professional10-30.pdf
  
01-May-07
Infection Prevention and Control Program10-10.pdf
  
01-Sep-06
Organizational Chart10-40.pdf
  
24-Aug-16
collapse Category : 20 - Standard Precautions ‎(21)
Dishes20-70.pdf
  
01-Oct-06
Gloves20-30.pdf
  
01-Oct-06
Gowns20-50.pdf
  
01-Oct-06
Hand Hygiene20-20.pdf
  
01-Oct-14
Health Record Document Contamination20-140.pdf
  
01-Dec-06
Healthcare Worker Doffing PPE Procedure20-150 Appendix B.pdf
  
01-Oct-15
Healthcare Worker Donning PPE Procedure20-150 Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Oct-15
Linen20-60.pdf
  
01-Oct-06
Masks, Eye Protection and Face Shields20-40.pdf
  
01-Oct-06
Non-Critical Patient Care Equipment20-80.pdf
  
01-May-12
Non-critical Patient Care Equipment:  Cleaning Guidelines20-80 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-May-12
Patient Accomodation20-90.pdf
  
01-Nov-06
Personal Protective Equipment - Donning and Doffing20-150.pdf
  
01-Oct-15
Point of Care Risk Assessment (POCRA)20-25.pdf
  
01-Oct-10
Point of Care Risk Assessment Algorithm20-25 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Oct-10
Respiratory Hygiene and Cough Etiquette20-95.pdf
  
01-Feb-08
Routine/Standard Point of Care Risk Assessment20-25 - Appendix B.pdf
  
01-Oct-10
Safe Injection Practices20-101.pdf
  
01-Nov-08
Specimen Transport20-130.pdf
  
01-Dec-06
Spills (Blood and Body Fluids)20-120.pdf
  
01-Nov-07
Standard Precautions20-10.pdf
  
01-Sep-06
collapse Category : 30 - Additional Precautions ‎(17)
Airborne Precautions30-20.pdf
  
01-Oct-14
Airborne Precautions:  AIIR Details30-20 - Appendix B.pdf
  
01-Oct-14
Airborne Precautions:  AIIR Flow Chart30-20 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Oct-14
Communicable Disease Reference Table30-50.pdf
  
01-Oct-14
Communicable Diseases Reference Table:  Precautions by Etiology or Clinical Presentation30-50 - Appendix A.pdf
  
28-Apr-16
Contact Precautions30-10.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
Droplet Precautions30-30.pdf
  
01-Oct-14
Signage30-40.pdf
  
01-Dec-10
Signage:  Airborne and Contact Precautions30-40 - Airborne and Contact Precautions.pdf
  
01-Oct-10
Signage:  Airborne Precautions30-40 - Airborne Precautions.pdf
  
01-Oct-10
Signage:  Contact Precautions30-40 - Contact Precautions.pdf
  
01-Oct-08
Signage:  Droplet and Contact Precautions30-40 - Droplet and Contact Precautions.pdf
  
01-Nov-10
Signage:  Droplet Precautions30-40 - Droplet Precautions.pdf
  
01-Nov-10
Signage:  Large Stop Sign30 - 40 - Large Stop Sign.pdf
  
01-Feb-01
Signage:  Protect Me 30-40 - Protect Me.pdf
  
01-Dec-10
Signage:  Reminder: Wash Your Hands30-40 - Reminder Wash Your Hands.pdf
  
01-Apr-04
Signage:  Small Stop Sign30-40 - Small Stop Sign.pdf
  
01-Feb-01
collapse Category : 40 - Specific Preventions and Control Measures ‎(49)
CDI:  Clostridium difficile Checklist40-30 - Appendix B.pdf
  
01-May-13
CDI:  Medical Management of Clostridium difficile40-30 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-May-13
Chickenpox (Varicella Zoster)40-20.pdf
  
01-May-07
Clostridium difficile (CDI)40-30.pdf
  
01-May-13
Creutzfeld-Jakob Disease (CJD)40-40.pdf
  
01-May-07
Cystic Fibrosis40-45.pdf
  
01-Apr-09
ESBL:  Retesting Process to Clear ESBL Positive Status40-50 Appendix A.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
ESBL:  Testing Process for Contacts to a Newly Identified ESBL40-50 Appendix B.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
Extended-spectrum Beta-lactamases (ESBL)40-50.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)40-140 - Table 1.pdf
  
01-Sep-12
Herpes Zoster (Shingles)40-140.pdf
  
01-Oct-14
Herpes Zoster (Shingles):  Dermatomes40-140 - Appendix B.pdf
  
01-Sep-12
Herpes Zoster (Shingles):  Point of Care Risk Assessment40-140 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Sep-12
ILI:  Nasopharyngeal Swab for Influenza Testing40-70 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Oct-10
Immune Compromised Clients - Protective Environment40-60.pdf
  
01-Jul-14
Influenza and ILI - Influenza Management40-70 - Appendix B.pdf
  
01-Oct-14
Influenza and Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI)40-70.pdf
  
01-Oct-14
Intravascular Infections - Prevention40-80.pdf
  
01-Mar-13
Lice (Head)40-90.pdf
  
01-May-15
Lice (Head) - Dealing with Head Lice40-90 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-May-15
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) - Acute Care40-110.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) - Community40-117.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) - LTC40-115.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
MRSA - Acute Care:  CHG 2% Pre-moistened Disposable Washcloth Protocol40-110 - Appendix E.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
MRSA - Acute Care:  MRSA Decolonization Criteria Algorithm40-110 - Appendix C.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
MRSA - Acute Care:  MRSA Decolonization Protocol40-110 - Appendix D.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
MRSA - Acute Care:  Retesting Process to Clear MRSA Positive Status40-110 - Appendix A.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
MRSA - Acute Care:  Testing Process for Contacts to a Newly Identified MRSA40-110 - Appendix B.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
MRSA - Community:  MRSA Decolonization Criteria Checklist40-117 - Appendix C.pdf
  
01-Feb-14
MRSA - Community:  MRSA Decolonization Protocol40-117 - Appendix D.pdf
  
01-Feb-14
MRSA - Community:  Retesting Process to Determine Negative MRSA Status40-117 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Feb-15
MRSA - Community:  Specimen Collection Guide for MRSA40-117 - Appendix B.pdf
  
01-Feb-14
MRSA - LTC:  CHG 2% Pre-moistened Disposable Washcloth Protocol40-115 - Appendix D.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
MRSA - LTC:  MRSA Decolonization Criteria Algorithm40-115 - Appendix B.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
MRSA - LTC:  MRSA Decolonization Protocol40-115 - Appendix C.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
MRSA - LTC:  MRSA Retesting Process to Clear Positive MRSA Status40-115 - Appendix A.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
Norovirus40-118.pdf
  
01-Mar-08
Rubeola (Measles)40-100.pdf
  
01-May-07
Scabies40-130.pdf
  
01-Aug-10
Scabies Client Treatment Listing40-130 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Jun-13
Surgical Site Infections - Prevention40-160.pdf
  
01-May-07
Tuberculosis (TB)40-170.pdf
  
01-May-07
Tuberculosis Management Program40-175.pdf
  
01-Apr-07
Urinary Tract Infections - Prevention40-180.pdf
  
01-May-07
Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE)40-190.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
Ventilator-Associated Nosocomial Pneumonia - Prevention40-200.pdf
  
01-May-07
VRE:  CHG 2% Pre-moistened Disposable Washcloth Protocol40-190 - Appendix C.pdf
  
10-Jun-16
VRE:  Retesting Process to Clear VRE Positive Status40-190 - Appendix A.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
VRE:  Testing Process Contacts to a Newly Identified VRE40-190 - Appendix B.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
collapse Category : 50 - Environmental Control ‎(10)
 Resident Pets, Pet Visititation and Pet Therapy Program in LTCF50-50.pdf
  
01-Sep-10
Antiseptics & Disinfectants50-10.pdf
  
01-May-07
Computer Equipment - Cleaning and Disinfection50-25.pdf
  
01-Feb-12
Construction, Renovation and Design of Healthcare Facilities50-40.pdf
  
01-Oct-09
Construction, Renovation and Design:  Infection Control Checks50-40 - Appendix IV.pdf
  
01-Oct-09
Construction, Renovation and Design:  Infection Control Inspection Sheet50-40 - Appendix III.pdf
  
01-Oct-09
Construction, Renovation and Design:  Infection Control Permit50-40 - Appendix II.pdf
  
01-Oct-09
Construction, Renovation and Design:  Infection Control Risk Assessment50-40 - Appendix I.pdf
  
01-Oct-09
Pet Visitation and Pet Therapy Program50-30.pdf
  
01-Jun-09
Toys and Toy Cleaning50-20.pdf
  
01-Apr-09
collapse Category : 55 - Outbreak Management ‎(22)
Antibiotic Resistant Organism (ARO) Outbreak55-30.pdf
  
01-Sep-07
ARO Outbreak:  Patient Line Listing55-30 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Sep-07
Gastrointestinal Illness (GI) Outbreak55-40.pdf
  
01-Oct-12
GI Outbreak:  Enhanced Cleaning for Facilities & Engineering and Unit Staff55-40 - Appendix D.pdf
  
01-Dec-11
GI Outbreak:  Is this a GI Outbreak Algorithm55-40 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Oct-12
GI Outbreak:  Patient Line Listing55-40 - Appendix B.pdf
  
01-Dec-11
GI Outbreak:  Staff Line Listing55-40 - Appendix C.pdf
  
01-Dec-11
ILI Outbreak:  Patient Line Listing55-60 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Oct-10
ILI Outbreak:  Staff Line Listing55-60 - Appendix B.pdf
  
01-Oct-10
Influenza-like Illness (ILI) Outbreak55-60.pdf
  
01-Oct-10
Outbreak Management - Acute Care55-10.pdf
  
01-Feb-14
Outbreak Management - Acute Care:  IP&C Outbreak Call List55-10 - Appendix B.pdf
  
01-Feb-14
Outbreak Management - Acute Care:  Job Aide Suspect Outbreak55-10 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Feb-14
Outbreak Management - Acute Care:  Suspect Outbreak Management Work Standard55-10 - Appendix C.pdf
  
09-Jun-14
Outbreak Management - LTC55-20.pdf
  
01-Nov-06
Scabies Outbreak55-50.pdf
  
01-Aug-10
Scabies Outbreak:  Client Treatment Listing55-50 - Appendix D.pdf
  
01-Jun-13
Scabies Outbreak:  Patient/Resident Line Listing55-50 - Appendix B.pdf
  
01-Aug-10
Scabies Outbreak:  Protocol for Scabies Investigation55-50 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Aug-10
Scabies Outbreak:  Staff Line Listing55-50 - Appendix C.pdf
  
01-Aug-10
Visitor Restrictions During Outbreaks55-70.pdf
  
01-Sep-10
Visitor Restrictions During Outbreaks:  Visitors Algorithm55-70 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Sep-10
collapse Category : 60 - Surveillance ‎(5)
Notifiable Diseases60-20.pdf
  
01-May-07
Screening for Antibiotic Resistant Organisms - Medical Directives60-30.pdf
  
01-Sep-16
Screening for AROs - Medical Directive:  ARO Surveillance Medical Directive60-30 - Appendix B.pdf
  
01-Sep-16
Screening for AROs - Medical Directives:  ARO Admission Screen Medical Directive60-30 - Appendix A.pdf
  
01-Sep-16
Screening for AROs - Medical Directives:  Specimen Collection Guide60-30 - Appendix C.pdf
  
01-Sep-16
collapse Category : 70 - Handouts ‎(21)
Airborne Precautions - Client, Family & Visitor InformationAirborne Precautions.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
Chickenpox Fact SheetChickenpox.pdf
  
01-Jun-07
Clostridium difficile Fact SheetClostridium difficile.pdf
  
01-Jun-07
Contact Precautions - Client, Family & Visitor Information - For Acute CareContact Precautions.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
Contact Precautions - LTC Family and Visitor InformationContact Precautions - LTC.pdf
  
03-Jun-16
Contacts of an Antibiotic Resistant Organism - Client, Family & Visitor InformationContacts of an ARO.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
Droplet and Contact Precautions - Client, Family & Visitor Information - For Acute CareDroplet and Contact Precautions.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
Droplet and Contact Precautions - LTC Family and Visitor InformationDroplet and Contact Precautions - LTC.pdf
  
03-Jun-16
Droplet Precautions - Client, Family & Visitor InformationDroplet Precautions.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
ESBL Fact SheetESBL.pdf
  
01-Oct-07
Hand Hygiene Fact SheetHand Hygiene.pdf
  
01-Jun-12
Influenza Fact SheetInfluenza.pdf
  
01-Sep-09
Lice Fact SheetLice.pdf
  
01-Jun-07
MRSA Fact SheetMRSA.pdf
  
01-May-12
Norovirus Fact SheetNorovirus.pdf
  
01-Jan-08
Scabies Fact SheetScabies.pdf
  
01-Aug-10
Shingles Fact SheetShingles.pdf
  
01-Oct-07
Teaching Handouts70-10.pdf
  
03-Jun-16
Visitor Information for Immune Compromised PatientsImmune Compromised Patients.pdf
  
01-Jun-07
VRE Fact SheetVRE.pdf
  
01-Jan-09
West Nile Virus Fact SheetWest Nile Virus.pdf
  
01-Jun-07
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