Infection Prevention and Control Manual

MCN's Infection Prevention and Control Manual contains policies and procedures that are compliant with federal requirements, TJC and NIAHO standards. This manual provides a comprehensive outline managing all pertinent aspects of an infection prevention and control program, with over 280 evidenced-based policies that address administrative and oversight functions of the Infection Preventionist and IC Committee and patient care. This manual also has an employee health section.


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Snippets From 5016 - CDC - Clean Hands Save Lives! Flyer
  • When your hands are visible dirty
  • Using alcohol-based sanitizers
  • Apply product to the palm of one hand.
  • Rub hands together.
  • Rub product over all surfaces of hands and fingers until hands are dry.
  • Note: the volume needed to reduce the number of germs varies by product.
  • Washing with soap and water
  • Place your hands together under water (warm if possible).
  • Rub your hands together for at least 20 seconds (with soap if possible).
Second Snippet
  • Dry your hands completely with a clean towel if possible (this helps
  • remove the germs), However, if towels are not available it is okay to air
  • dry your hands.
  • Pat your skin rather than rubbing to avoid chapping and cracking.
  • If you use a disposable towel, throw it in the trash.
  • Remember: If soap and water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer.