Patient Safety Tool: Ambulatory Care Infection Prevention During Disasters

 The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology has released a new implementation guide created by APIC's Emergency Preparedness Committee.

 The guide covers strategies for preventing infection transmission in ambulatory care centers in case of a disaster, including:

  • Operational expansion in the event of patient surges
  • Program planning
  • Patient scheduling
  • Triage and surveillance
  • Occupational health issues

Download the guide for use in your own facility.

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