Patient Safety Tool: APIC's Guide to Infection Prevention in Emergency Services

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology offers a free "Guide to Infection Prevention in Emergency Medical Services" to help EMS responders improve outcomes and patient safety.

The guide includes the following:


•    Infection prevention standards, regulations and best practices in patient and EMS system responder safety.
•    Instructions, examples and tools to conduct surveillance and risk assessments.
•    Forms and templates for infection prevention education, training and compliance monitoring.
•    Emergency, disaster and bioterrorism preparedness.

Download the "Guide to Infection Prevention in Emergency Medical Services" for use in your own facility.

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