This hot topic will review standards and guidelines that influence the practice of infection prevention and discuss key areas within the clinical setting and environment of care within a surgery center that need to be focused on. In addition, best practices for processing devices, instruments and equipment will be discussed and its correlation on impacting infection prevention.
- Identify standards and guidelines impacting the practice of infection prevention.
- Discuss key areas of focus related to infection prevention and the environment of care
- Define best practices for processing devices, instruments and equipment that has a direct impact on infection prevention.