Having the right tools, the proper equipment and ample desire is not enough when lives are on the line; thorough training and continued education are major factors in the infection control equation.
May 1, 2013
While some companies and facilities have taken active steps to develop internal training and certification programs, there are several organizations that can provide effective curriculum resources and help educate workers.
Visual reminders that reinforce the significance of hygienically clean hands can help us all maintain good health and avoid the consequences.
February 7, 2013
We are taught from a very young age that clean hands are important; as children, we are instructed to wash them before eating, after visiting the restroom, following contact with sick individuals and any time they appear dirty.
Beating the effects of influenza is a crapshoot; luckily, I'm a gambling man.
January 12, 2013
This year’s influenza season is off to an unusually early start and, as officials warn of a particularly virulent flu variant, many Americans unlucky enough to succumb to the virus will be sicker than in years past.