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Weekly poll: CDC and minimum expectations for outpatient infection control

Hospital Safety Insider, November 3, 2011

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Outpatient settings such as hospital-based outpatient clinics, nonhospital-based clinics and physician offices, ambulatory surgical centers, and many other specialized settings have drawn the attention of CDC recommendations for safe care, especially in the area of infection control. Does your outpatient setting meet the following requirement as identified by the CDC Guide to Infection Prevention for Outpatient Settings: Minimum Expectations for Safe Care: "Ensure at least one individual with training in infection prevention is employed by or regularly available to the facility."

Take our OSHA Healthcare Advisor Weekly Poll and let us know.



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