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Policies and Procedures: Infection Prevention and Control

Saskatchewan Health Authority Policies

As Saskatchewan Health Authority policy directives continue to be developed and approved, they will be communicated to those they apply to and posted on the Authority's employee intranet.

All former regional health authority policies remain in effect until specifically replaced by the Saskatchewan Health Authority policy directives or policies. These include procedures, protocols, guidelines, work standards, standard work, medical directives, etc.

Former Saskatoon Health Region Policies

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
  
27-Nov-17
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-Jul-17
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
  
30-Apr-18
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 ‎(53)
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
CJD:  CJD Containers40-40 Appendix C.pdf
  
23-Nov-17
CJD:  Contents of the CJD Cupply Bin40-40 Appendix D.pdf
  
23-Nov-17
CJD:  High-risk CJD Client Management40-40 Appendix A.pdf
  
23-Nov-17
CJD:  Management of CJD Specimens Standard Work40-40 Appendix B.pdf
  
23-Nov-17
Clostridium difficile (CDI)40-30.pdf
  
01-May-13
Creutzfeld Jakob Disease (CJD)40-40.pdf
  
23-Nov-17
Cystic Fibrosis40-45.pdf
  
01-Apr-09
ESBL:  Retesting Process to Clear ESBL Positive Status40-50 Appendix A.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
ESBL:  Testing Process for Contact to a Newly Identified ESBL40-50 Appendix B.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
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
  
16-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
  
30-Apr-18
MRSA - Acute Care:  Testing Process for Contacts to a Newly Identified MRSA40-110 Appendix B.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
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 Cleasr MRSA Positive Status40-117 Appendix A.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
MRSA - Community:  Specimen Collection Guide40-117 Appendix B.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
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:  Retesting Process to Clear MRSA Positive Status40-115 Appendix A.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
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
  
30-Apr-18
VRE:  Testing Process for Contacts to a Newly Identified VRE40-190 Appendix B.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
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 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 ‎(36)
Antibiotic Resistant Organism (ARO) Outbreak - Acute Care55-30.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
ARO Outbreak:  ARO Outbreak - Client, Family and Visitor Handouts55-30 Appendix H.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
ARO Outbreak:  ARO Outbreak Checklist55-30 Appendix D.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
ARO Outbreak:  Cleaning/Disinfecting Commodes Work Standard55-30 Appendix G.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
ARO Outbreak:  Expectations for All Hospital Staff Poster55-30 Appendix J.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
ARO Outbreak:  Large CONFIRMED Outbreak Poster for Entrance55-30 Appendix N.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
ARO Outbreak:  Large SUSPECT Outbreak Poster for Entrance55-30 Appendix L.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
ARO Outbreak:  Multi-unit Staff Protocol for Entering an ARO Outbreak Unit55-30 Appendix F.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
ARO Outbreak:  Outbreak Transfer Communication Tool Template55-30 Appendix E.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
ARO Outbreak:  Phases of the Outbreak Cycle55-30 Appendix A.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
ARO Outbreak:  PPE Audit Template55-30 Appendix I.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
ARO Outbreak:  Small CONFIRMED Outbreak Poster55-30 Appendix M.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
ARO Outbreak:  Small SUSPECT Outbreak Poster55-30 Appendix K.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
ARO Outbreak:  Unit Cleaning Guidelines Checklist Example55-30 Appendix C.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
ARO Outbreak:  Unit Processes During ARO Outbreak Phases55-30 Appendix B.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
ARO Outbreak:  Work Standard for ARO Outbreaks55-30 Work Standard.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
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 ‎(7)
Notifiable Diseases60-20.pdf
  
01-May-07
Screening for Antibiotic Resistant Organisms (AROs) - Medical Directives60-30.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
Screening for AROs - Medical Directives:  ARO Admission Screen Medical Directive60-30 Appendix A.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
Screening for AROs - Medical Directives:  ARO Retesting Process to Clear Positive Status60-30 Appendix D.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
Screening for AROs - Medical Directives:  ARO Surveillance Orders Medical Directive60-30 Appendix B.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
Screening for AROs - Medical Directives:  Screening Process for Contacts of AROs60-30 Appendix E.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
Screening for AROs - Medical Directives:  Specimen Collection Guide60-30 Appendix C.pdf
  
30-Apr-18
collapse Category : 70 - Handouts ‎(23)
Airborne Precautions - Client, Family & Visitor InformationAirborne Precautions.pdf
  
27-Nov-15
Chickenpox Fact SheetChickenpox.pdf
  
01-Jun-07
Client and Family Hand HygieneClient and Family Hand Hygiene Brochure.pdf
  
01-Jun-17
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 ARO Related to an ARO Outbreak - Client, Family & Visitor InformationContacts of an ARO Related to an ARO Outbreak.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
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
  
27-Nov-17
Visitor Information for Immune Compromised PatientsImmune Compromised Patients.pdf
  
01-Jun-07
Visitor Instructions:  During an ARO OutbreakVisitor Instructions - During an ARO Outbreak.pdf
  
27-Nov-17
VRE Fact SheetVRE.pdf
  
01-Jan-09
West Nile Virus Fact SheetWest Nile Virus.pdf
  
01-Jun-07
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