Resources in Infection Control

 

Program management

World Health Organization

Guidelines on core components of infection prevention and control programmes at the national and acute health care facility level,2016. http://www.who.int/gpsc/ipc-components-guidelines/en/

Core components for infection prevention and control programmes- Global Alert and Response (GAR). 2009.

AIDE-MEMOIRE: http://www.who.int/csr/resources/publications/AM_CoreCom_IPC.pdf?ua=1

Arabic: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/69982/4/WHO_HSE_EPR_2009.1_ara.pdf

French: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/70229/1/WHO_HSE_EPR_2009.1_fre.pdf

English: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/69982/1/WHO_HSE_EPR_2009.1_eng.pdf

http://www.who.int/gpsc/news/ipc-gdg/en/

Infection control management plans

The State of Queensland (Queensland Health)

https://www.health.qld.gov.au/clinical-practice/guidelines-procedures/diseases-infection/infection-prevention/management-plans-guidance/icmp#ICMP

Health Service Executive- Ireland .Core Infection Prevention and Control Knowledge and Skills A Framework Document http://www.hse.ie/eng/about/Who/qualityandpatientsafety/safepatientcare/HCAI_Programme/HCAI_Documents/CoreInfectionPreventionandControl.pdf

 

Antimicrobial Resistance 

WHO   http://www.who.int/antimicrobial-resistance/en/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

https://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/index.html  and  https://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/healthcare/index.html

GOV.UK https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/antimicrobial-resistance-amr-information-and-resources

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of Americahttp://www.shea-online.org/priority-topics/antimicrobial-stewardship/implementation-tools-resources

The Baltic Network for Infection Control and Containment of Antibiotic Resistance (BALTICCARE) http://www.balticcare.org/

English surveillance programme for antimicrobial utilisation and resistance (ESPAUR)  https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/362374/ESPAUR_Report_2014__3_.pdf

ECDC

http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/healthtopics/Healthcare-associated_infections/guidance-infection-prevention-control/Pages/guidance-prevention-control-infections-caused-by-multidrug-resistant-bacteria-and-healthcare-associated-infections.aspx

Variety of Preventative Guides

The State of Queensland (Queensland Health)

https://www.health.qld.gov.au/chrisp/surveillance/about_ams

 

SHEA

SHEA Pocket Guidelines: https://www.shea-online.org/guidelines-resources/shea-pocket-guidelines

Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals

http://www.shea-online.org/priority-topics/compendium-of-strategies-to-prevent-hais

Compendium of Healthcare Associated Infection Guidance: contains a list of all current national policies, guidance and supporting materials on HAI produced since 2001 by the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate, National Services Scotland, other stakeholders and any additional HAI guidance that is applicable for use in NHS Scotland for example, Department of Health and specialist advisory bodies

http://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/resourcedocument.aspx?id=5613

http://www.nipcm.hps.scot.nhs.uk/

Association for Professionals in Infection Control And Epidemiology (APIC)

http://www.apic.org/Professional-Practice/Overview

http://professionals.site.apic.org/

Provide the Most Varied Resources for the Professionals in Infection Control such as: Developmental path of the infection preventionist, Infection preventionist (IP) competency model, Implementation guides, scientific guidelines, Research, Practice resources, Emergency preparedness, Etc....

CDC resources:

Healthcare-associated Infections  https://www.cdc.gov/hai/ 

 

Influenza (FLU) Seasonal: https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/flu/default.html

Influenza Pandemic: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/pandemic-resources/index.htm

Influenza Avian: https://www.cdc.gov/mrsa/healthcare/index.html

Influenza Swine: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/swineflu/index.htm

Ebola: https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/ebola/default.htm

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): https://www.cdc.gov/mrsa/healthcare/index.html

Tuberculosis (TB): https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/tb/default.html

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS):https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/sars/default.html

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/mers/index.html

2007 Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings

https://www.cdc.gov/hicpac/2007IP/2007isolationPrecautions.html

Guide of infection prevention recommendations for outpatient (ambulatory care) settings.

https://www.cdc.gov/HAI/settings/outpatient/outpatient-care-guidelines.html

 

Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings

https://www.cdc.gov/handhygiene/

 

Guide for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities, 2008.

https://www.cdc.gov/hicpac/pdf/guidelines/Disinfection_Nov_2008.pdf

 

Management of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms In Healthcare Settings, 2006.

https://www.cdc.gov/hicpac/pdf/MDRO/MDROGuideline2006.pdf

IFIC Basic Concepts of Infection Control 2nd Edition - Revised 2011

https://www.nsf.no/Content/1495435/IFIC%20Basic%20Concepts%20of%20Infection%20Control.pdf

 

Australian government:

https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/book/australian-guidelines-prevention-and-control-infection-healthcare-2010/a1-infection-prevention-

https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/guidelines-publications/cd33

 

World Health Organization- Regional Office for Western Pacific, Manila- Regional Office for South-East Asia, New Delhi

http://www.wpro.who.int/publications/docs/practical_guidelines_infection_control.pdf

 

Ministry of Health Malaysia:  Policies and Procedures on Infection Control

http://moh.gov.my/images/gallery/Polisi/infection_control.pdf

 

Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections 

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. Vol. 35, No. 7, July 2014

Strategies to Prevent Central Line–Associated Bloodstream Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update

 

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

https://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/cusp/clabsi-final-companion/index.html

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections, 2011

JCI

CLABSI Toolkit and Monograph

Environmental Health and Occupational Safety

US- Occupational Safety and Health Administration

https://www.osha.gov/dsg/hospitals/mgmt_tools_resources.html

 

Guideline for infection control in health care personnel, 1998

https://www.cdc.gov/hicpac/pdf/InfectControl98.pdf

 

University of Minnesota

http://www.dehs.umn.edu/index.htm

Infection Prevention and Control Commissioning Toolkit Guidance and information for nursing and commissioning staff in England

http://www.ips.uk.net/files/6114/5396/8018/RCN_and_IPS_Toolkit_infection_prevention_WEB_v6_FINAL.pdf

FACILITY GUIDELINES INSTITUTE

https://www.fgiguidelines.org/

CDC- Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5210a1.htm

AcicN  2017.