Patient Safety Tool: Hand Hygiene Surveillance Instrument

Written by Jaimie Oh | July 25, 2012 | Print  |

The Canadian Patient Safety Institute offers a free, downloadable hand hygiene surveillance instrument.

The surveillance tool was developed by researchers at Yale's Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. It allows healthcare organizations to observe and document hand hygiene events and determine opportunities for improvement.

Download the hand hygiene surveillance instrument (PDF) for use in your facility.

Note: View our database providing 150 reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in surgery centers, hospitals and other organizations by clicking here.

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