Patient Safety Tool: 'Hand Hygiene: How's Your Technique' Posters

Johns Hopkins provides two free, downloadable posters used to remind healthcare workers about the importance of proper hand hygiene technique.

 

The posters, both titled "Hand Hygiene: How's Your Technique" use Petri dishes to contrast poor, better and perfect hand hygiene technique by showing how many germs are missed by imperfect technique.

 

Download the Hand Hygiene: How's Your Technique (I) (pdf) and Hand Hygiene: How's Your Technique (II) (pdf) posters for use in your facility.

 

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

 

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