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Infection Prevention Resources

How to use this resource

The following resources have proven valuable to participants of the Commission’s improvement collaboratives. The resources are intended to provide guidance on the development and implementation of infection prevention quality improvement projects that aim to reduce infection risks and strengthen patient safety.

Some of the resources listed were developed by Collaborative participants and can be customized to reflect your organization’s current policies and practices and to address unique organizational characteristics such as patient population and scope of services.

Click on each tab below to explore readings, tools, and websites.

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Reading

Additional Websites

Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections/Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

Tools

Additional Websites

  • On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI, National Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program to Eliminate Health Care-Associated Infections

Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections

Reading

Tools

Additional Websites

  • On the Cusp: Stop BSI, National Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program to Eliminate Health Care-Associated Infections


For resources specific to neonatal intensive care units, see the NICU tab below.

 

Clostridium difficile

Reading

Tools


Additional Websites

Dialysis Facility Specific

Reading

Tools

Additional Websites

Environmental Cleaning

Tools

 

Hand Hygiene

Reading


Tools

Additional Websites

Multidrug-Resistant Organisms

Reading

Tools

Additional Websites


For resources specific to neonatal intensive care units, see the NICU tab below.

 

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Reading

Tools

 

Norovirus Control

Tools

 

Surgical Site Infections

Tools

Additional Websites