Upcoming: Uniting for Safety: The Importance of Hand Hygiene

Program Date/Time: Tuesday, July 19, at 1 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. CT

Everyone in healthcare, whether frontline staff, providers of ancillary services or users of healthcare, must consistently perform hand hygiene. How do we achieve compliance with this basic practice of infection prevention?

This presentation will focus on the World Health’s 2022 Hand Hygiene campaign, why it is so important in this time of COVID-19 pandemic, how uniting for an organizational safety climate is important and proper hand hygiene protocols.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the elements of the World Health’s hand hygiene campaign for 2022
  • Discuss how hand hygiene fits in the hierarchy of infection prevention for COVID-19
  • Outline why and how uniting for an organizational safety climate is important
  • Describe proper hand hygiene protocols
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