Infection Control Manual for Long Term Care

$190.00

Infection Control Manual for Long Term Care facilities is designed to help you develop policies and procedures to create a sustainable and effective infection prevention program in you healthcare facility.

Infection Control Manual for Long Term Care facilities is designed to help you develop policies and procedures to create a sustainable and effective infection prevention program in you healthcare facility.  The manual addresses all of the major issues that every program must address but you are encouraged to customize its contents to suit your facility’s specific needs.

Major Topics Included:

  •  Getting your infection prevention program started
  •  Orienting your new hires and volunteers
  • Understanding isolation practices: hand hygiene, cough etiquette, and the three categories of transmission-based precautions
  • Creating a bloodborne pathogen exposure control plan that complies with OSHA regulations
  • Developing a suitable tuberculosis control plan for your facility
  • Instituting comprehensive policies for all residents; immunizing and decontaminating them
  • Disposing of or storing infectious waste
  • Formulating an annual employee health review program
  • Reacting to an outbreak: Identifying and investigating the causes
  • Addressing bioterrorism: how to prepare for and respond to an anthrax threat or influenza pandemic

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1: Infection Prevention

Chapter 2: New Hire Orientation

Chapter 3: Isolation Practices

Chapter 4: Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control

Chapter 5: Tuberculosis Control Plan

Chapter 6: Resident Care Practices

Chapter 7: Waste Management

Chapter 8: Employee Health

Chapter 9: Departmental Policies & Procedures

Chapter 10: Outbreak Investigations

Chapter 11: Emergency Preparedness

 

 

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