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Patient Education Tool: 'Clean Hands Save Lives' Flyer From APIC

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The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology provides a free, downloadable flyer on hand hygiene.

 

The flyer, titled "Clean Hands Saves Lives!," provides guidance when how to wash hands, when to wash hands and steps to properly wash hands with alcohol-based sanitizers and with soap and water.

 

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Organizations can hang the flyers on their walls for as guidance and reminders for staff and patients and distribute them to patients as good practices to following treatment.

 

Download the hand hygiene flyer (pdf) from APIC for use in your facility.

 

Note: View our database providing more than 100 reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in surgery centers, hospitals and other organizations by clicking here.

 

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Study: Increased Hand Hygiene Knowledge Decreases Risk of Infection Transmission

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