Infection Control Toolkit
March 18, 2020 | Ambulatory Care Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
How to Use This Toolkit
The recommendations from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) on infection prevention and control that appear on the main page of this toolkit are intended as a starting point for physician practices that are developing, implementing, and maintaining infection control policies and programs. The recommendations cover considerations for administrative measures, staff education and training, monitoring and reporting healthcare-associated infections, and standard precautions, such as hand hygiene, use of PPE, injection safety, environmental cleaning, medical equipment cleaning and reprocessing, and respiratory hygiene/cough etiquette. All these considerations are important for developing a...