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Patient Safety Tool: Hand Hygiene Observation Form From Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins Medicine has developed a number of free, downloadable resources to help improve hand hygiene at its organizations, with one such resource a hand hygiene observations form.


The form includes four rules for conducting hand hygiene observations and then a section to document the role of the observed person and observed behavior.


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Download the Johns Hopkins Medicine hand hygiene observation form (pdf) for use in your facility.


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