Useful Resources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

www.cdc.gov

CDC: Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI)

http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC): www.apic.org

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

www.shea-online.org

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

http://www.idsociety.org/

World Health Organization (WHO)

http://www.who.int/en/

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

http://www.ihi.org/ihi

Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)

http://www.cdc.gov/hicpac/

National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)

http://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)

http://www.cste.org

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

http://www.fda.gov/

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

http://www.ahrq.gov/

HHS Action Plan To Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections

http://www.hhs.gov/ash/initiatives/hai/infection.html

One and Only Campaign (Injection Safety)

http://www.oneandonlycampaign.org/

Clean Care is Safer Care (WHO)

http://www.who.int/gpsc/en/

CDC Safe Healthcare Blog:

http://blogs.cdc.gov/safehealthcare/

Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET)

http://www.hret.org/quality/index.shtml

Disinfection and Sterilization

http://www.disinfectionandsterilization.org/

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