Infection Prevention and Hand Hygiene

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Lecture Overview

Is there an organism that is not killed by alcohol-based hand rubs? And why do we not use high-grade disinfectants on surfaces after every surgery? This back-to-basics talk serves as a timely refresher on the importance of preventing infection through smart and regular infection prevention practices. Use this talk to remind yourself on the importance of hand hygiene in preventing infection, and how to undertake effective hand washing as according to the latest guidelines.
CPD13m of CPD
First Published01 May 2017
Updated01 May 2017
22 May 2018
Learning Tools
Infection Prevention
Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases
Perioperative Nursing
Perianaesthesia Nursing