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Healthcare-Associated Infections

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial Stewardship

First, Protect the Patient from Harm

First, Protect the Patient from Harm

First, Protect the Patient from Harm

Today, unlike in the time of Hippocrates, evidence of harm may not become immediately obvious during healthcare interventions. For example, a lapse in attention while inserting a central line may result in a blood stream infection that becomes apparent days later. A wrong site surgery may go unnoticed until after the effects of anesthesia subside. An incorrect dosage of medication may not be recognized until an adverse drug event occurs.

H1N1 & Seasonal Influenza: Improving Your Vaccination Program

H1N1 & Seasonal Influenza: Improving Your Vaccination Program

H1N1 & Seasonal Influenza: Improving Your Vaccination Program

Download page for a slideshow about how to improve your vaccination program.

Jimmy Kimmel and Guillermo Learn How to Wash Their Hands

Jimmy Kimmel and Guillermo Learn How to Wash Their Hands

Jimmy Kimmel and Guillermo Learn How to Wash Their Hands

Jimmy Kimmel and Guillermo Learn How to Wash Their Hands

My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene

My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene

My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene

The “My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene” approach defines the key moments when health-care workers should perform hand hygiene. This evidence-based, field-tested, user-centered approach is designed to be easy to learn, logical and applicable in a wide range of settings. This approach recommends health-care workers to clean their hands.

New Mexico One and Only Campaign

New Mexico One and Only Campaign

New Mexico One and Only Campaign

New Mexico One and Only Campaign

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is a professional society representing physicians and other healthcare professionals around the world with expertise and passion in healthcare epidemiology, infection prevention, and antimicrobial stewardship. The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America improves patient care and healthcare worker safety in all healthcare settings through the critical contributions of healthcare epidemiology and improved antibiotic use. The society leads this specialty by promoting science and research, advocating for effective policies, providing high-quality education and training, and developing appropriate guidelines and guidance in practice.