AcicN adopts the manual of the GCC centre for infection control 

Cover,Preface and Introduction

Message from the Chief Executive Officer

Message from the Director of the

Executive Board of Health Ministers’ for GCC States

Preface

Introduction: User Guide

 

Section 1: POLICY

ICM - I-01 Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA) Standards for Hospitals- Prevention and Control of Infections (PCI)

ICM - I-02 Infection Control Committee Responsibilities

ICM – I-03 Statement of Authority

ICM – I-04 Infection Prevention and Control Program

ICM – I-05 Reporting Communicable Diseases to the Ministry of Health

ICM – I-06 Infection Prevention and Control Core Components (New)

 

Section 2: STANDARD INFECTION CONTROL POLICIES

ICM – II-01 Reporting Infections and Infection Concerns

ICM – II-02 Requesting Infection Control Review and Consultation

ICM – II-03 Standard Precautions

ICM – II-04 Hand Hygiene

ICM – II-05 Aseptic Technique

ICM – II-06 Therapeutic Procedures

ICM – II-07 Annual Infection Control Competency Training for all Healthcare Workers “Right  care Right now”(New)

Section 3: ISOLATION PROCEDURES

ICM - III-01 Epidemiology of Infections

ICM - III-02 Isolation (Expanded) Precautions

ICM - III-03 Contact Isolation Precautions

ICM - III-04 Droplet Isolation Precautions

ICM - III-05 Airborne Isolation Precautions

ICM - III-06 Isolation System: A Quick Reference Guide

ICM - III-07 Initiating and Discontinuing Isolation

ICM - III-08 Single Room Use for Isolation Precautions

ICM - III-09 Transporting Patients on Isolation Precautions

ICM - III-10 Patients and Sitters in Isolation: Infection Control Education and Compliance

ICM – III-11 Negative Pressure Room Monitoring

ICM – III-12 Management of Influx of Airborne Infectious Diseases (New)

 

Section 4: INFECTION CONTROL POLICIES RELATED TO SPECIFIC DISEASES

ICM – IV-01 Multidrug Resistant Organisms (MDRO) Management

ICM – IV-02 Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Management

ICM – IV-03 Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) Management

ICM – IV-04 Hepatitis A Virus Exposure Management

ICM – IV-05 Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Management

ICM – IV-06 Pediculosis / Scabies Management

ICM – IV-07 Rabies Exposure Management

ICM – IV-08 Rabies Specimen Acquisition Handling and Shipment to Ministry of Agriculture Laboratory

ICM – IV-09 Management of Patients with Suspected Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

ICM – IV-10 Rapid MRSA Surveillance

ICM – IV-11 Clostridium Difficile Management (New)

ICM – IV-12 Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Management and Patient Transfer (New)

ICM – IV-13 Management of Patients in Isolation in the Operating Room(New)

 

Section 5: POLICIES RELATED TO TUBERCULOSIS

ICM – V-01 Diagnosing Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI): Tuberculin Skin Testing or Interferon-Gamma Release Assays (IGRAs)

ICM – V-02 Contact Tracing, Screening, and Treatment of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Healthcare Workers

ICM – V-03 Management of Suspected/Confirmed Cases of Infectious Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

ICM – V-04 Management of Patients with Infectious Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in the Operating Room

ICM – V-05 Tracing Contacts of Infectious Mycobacterium Tuberculosis for Non-Healthcare Workers

 

Section 6: EMPLOYEE AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH POLICIES

ICM - VI-01 Employee Occupational Health Program

ICM - VI-02 Pre-Employment Assessment

ICM - VI-03 Immunization Guidelines for Healthcare Workers

ICM - VI-04 Work Restrictions for Infected Healthcare Workers

ICM - VI-05 Pregnant Healthcare Workers

ICM - VI-06 Hepatitis A Immunization for Healthcare Workers

ICM - VI-07 Hepatitis B Immunization for Healthcare Workers

ICM - VI-08 Varicella Immunization for Healthcare Workers

ICM - VI-09 Management of Selected Airborne and Droplet Infectious Disease Exposures in Health Care Workers

ICM - VI-10 Management of Pediculosis and Scabies Exposure for Healthcare Workers

 

Section 7: INFECTION CONTROL POLICIES IN SPECIAL SITUATIONS

ICM - VII-01 Management of Infectious Diseases Outbreaks

ICM - VII-02 Management of Intravascular (IV) Lines and Therapy

ICM - VII-03 Antimicrobial Surgical Prophylaxis

ICM - VII-04 Management of Sharps Injury and Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens (New)

ICM - VII-05 Immunocompromised Patients (Non-Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Patients)

ICM - VII-06 Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT)

CM - VII-07 Prevention of Transmission of Infection among Chronic Dialysis Patients

ICM - VII-08 Antimicrobial Stewardship Program)(New)

 

Section 8: DEPARTMENTAL POLICIES AND PROCEDURE (DPP)

ICM - VIII-01 Nutrition Services

ICM - VIII-02 Laundry

ICM - VIII-03 Pharmacy

ICM - VIII-04 Endoscopy

ICM - VIII-05 Ophthalmology Services and Clinics

ICM - VIII-06 Respiratory Therapy

ICM - VIII-07 Rehabilitation Services

ICM - VIII-08 Dental Clinic and Dental Laboratory

ICM - VIII-09 Burn Unit

ICM - VIII-10 Mortuary Care

ICM - VIII-11 Animal Research

ICM - VIII-12 Ambulatory Care (New)

ICM - VIII-13 Emergency Medical Services/Ambulance Services (New)

ICM - VIII-14 Home Care (New)

ICM - VIII-15 Interventional Radiology and Radiation Oncology (New)

ICM - VIII-16 Laboratory Services (New)

 

Section 9: SUPPORT SERVICES

ICM - IX-01 Sterile Supplies and Equipment Management

ICM - IX-02 Management of Infectious Wastes

ICM - IX-03 Single Use Devices (SUD)

 

Section 10: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

ICM - X-01 Water Quality Monitoring Program and Requirements

ICM - X-02 Hemodialysis Water Quality Monitoring

ICM – X-03 Hazardous Chemical Gases and Sampling

ICM – X-04 Microbial Air Sampling in Patients’ Areas

ICM – X-05 CSSD Health Challenges

ICM – X-06 Food Hygiene

ICM – X-07 Housekeeping

ICM – X-08 Pest Control

ICM – X-09 Construction and Renovation Measures in the Healthcare Facility

ICM – X-10 Multidisciplinary Environmental Rounds (New)

ICM – X-11 Prevention of Legionella in the Healthcare Setting (New)

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