Patient Safety Tool: PA Patient Safety Authority's Norovirus Preparedness Tool

The Patient Safety Authority in Harrisburg, Pa., offers a free, downloadable norovirus preparedness tool, which includes an outcome and process measures worksheet.

Healthcare facilities may use this worksheet to document facility-specific process and outcome measures associated with norovirus. Outcome measures include rate of norovirus infection and percentage of confirmed infections. Process measures include correct hand hygiene and environmental cleaning procedures.

Download the outcome and process measures worksheet (PDF) for use in your facility.

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