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INFECTION CONTROL TRENDS OF CHANGE

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INFECTION CONTROL TRENDS OF CHANGE

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INFECTION CONTROL TRENDS OF CHANGE

  1. 1. INFECTION CONTROL TRENDS OF CHANGE DR.T.V.RAO MD 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 1
  2. 2. INFECTION CONTROL IS HARD WORK OF EVERY ONE AND CHALLENGING •Consistent implementation of proven measures to reduce and eliminate healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs), and building these measures into work flows are among some of the biggest challenges to healthcare institutions today •One of the biggest problems is inconsistent implementation of proven infection prevention and 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 2
  3. 3. INFECTION CONTROL TEAM • Employ a qualified infection prevention specialist. And that this person should be trained and know what Medicare is looking for in infection prevention. That the CDC has free resources on infection control standards as well. 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 3
  4. 4. SELECT THE PEOPLE WITH COMMITMENT •The infection control expert selects the personal to fulfil the day to day obligations in the work place •Never forget too many cooks spoil the broth 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 4
  5. 5. HAVE A WRITTEN PLAN •The plan should be accessible to the Infection control staff and should be meaningful to the Health care practiitoners population, so that it actually gets used. 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 5
  6. 6. FOCUS ON STAFF EDUCATION• Staff education is never ending process • Think it is continuous education • It recommended that Infection control leaders find someone that is on the surgical tech team who is excited about infection control to lead the education. "It does not have to be a top-down approach," It recommended using hand washing contests, for example, to make the 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 6
  7. 7. FOCUS ON HAND WASHING • The simple things matter the most, and said that it is easy for staff to get complacent about hand washing. hand washing and sanitation stations need to be readily accessible to the staff. Alcohol-based hand rubs are the most effective way to wash care providers' hands, 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 7
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  9. 9. GIVE THE TEAM THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR THE HAND WASHING • If the staff is not happy with the hand soap or lotion provided, bring in vendors to show off new products and involve the staff in picking the new products, . After the products have been purchased, she said to make sure they are in user- 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 9
  10. 10. REMEMBER THAT RESPIRATORY HYGIENE MATTERS TEACH THE HEALTH CARE STAFF ON RESPIRATORY HYGIENE • Supply visual alerts to remind staff and patients to cough or sneeze into their arm and to cover their mouths. "You do not want people coughing and hacking in your waiting room," , because the issue matters to patients who do not want to get sick. It is recommended providing tissues and proper waste receptacles for staff and patients alike. 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 10
  11. 11. MAINTAIN A CLEAN ENVIRONMENT. •Hospitals cannot take shortcuts, such as watering down disinfectants. It stressed the importance of knowing proper sterilization procedures and educating staff. 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 11
  12. 12. INFECTION CONTROL COMMITTEE TO HAVE CONTROL ON CSSD •Have a control on CSSD resources and staff on the matters to prevent hospital associated Infections. 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 12
  13. 13. SHORT CUTS ARE DANGEROUS •There are no short cuts to Infection control 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 13
  14. 14. DO NOT GET COMPLACENT ABOUT PROPER STERILIZATION • That every piece of equipment should be cleaned to the manufacturers' specifications. If no one on the staff knows those specifications, Most of them are available online for free. And available with 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 14
  15. 15. PERFORM REGULAR SURVEYS AND AUDITS • The audits can be fun and get competitive, stress the importance of involving the staff and to make it part of the Infection control culture. Then, it will become a habit, 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 15
  16. 16. INFECTION DETECTION AND DIAGNOSIS: • When a disease is spreading fast, a doctor’s ability to quickly diagnose a person can save a patient’s life and prevent the spread of infection • . The technology analyzes samples from a patient’s nasal swab and was recently approved by the FDA to use in doctors’ offices and other outpatient settings 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 16
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  18. 18. A GREAT MISSING LINK TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF INFECTIONS 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 18
  19. 19. ALL ARE TRYING HARD TO CONTROL INFECTIONS • Companies, government agencies, non-profits and academics are rushing to create newer, faster and more innovative tools that can better detect, prevent and slow down potentially harmful disease outbreaks, . and around the globe. Preventing the spread and transmission of infectious disease — within a healthcare setting as well as for use by the general public — is no easy task, especially when they are intended to be commercialized and distributed globally, where hospital budgets and bandwidth vary drastically. 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 19
  20. 20. PHARMACIST’S TEAM WINS £50,000 INNOVATION PRIZE FOR ANTIBIOTIC PRESCRIBING APP • Kieran Hand, a consultant pharmacist in anti-infectives at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, was part of the team which developed the Micro Guide app that won this year’s NHS Innovation Challenge Prize for infection control. • We can Down load on smartphone with I Tunes and Android system 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 20
  21. 21. OUR BEST TOOL TO LEARN ON INFECTION CONTROL IS OUR LITTLE SMARTPHONE ARE YOUR USING ? 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 21
  22. 22. DO YOU HAVE A BRIGHT IDEA TO REDUCE THE TRANSMISSION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE •Summit your Ideas to email doctortvrao@gmail.com •Can be posted on page of Rao’s Microbiology on Facebook linked with tummalapalli venkateswararao •Or just a phone call 07204113154 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 22
  23. 23. DEDICATION AND TECHNOLOGY IS TAKING OVER THE MATTERS • Healthcare innovators are coming up with creative solutions that take advantage of improving technology and diagnostic techniques, providing doctors and patients with reliable results and treatment plans — but there is still a long way to go in making these ideas globally accessible, user-friendly and reliable 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 23
  24. 24. ATTENTION OF VIEWERS• I am thankful to many in the world who made me to achieve my desired goals faster than I thought, having > 3-5 million health professionals share and utilize my knowledge for the benefit of mankind, Today I wish to be freelancer to the world to create interest in Medical, Clinical and Diagnostic Microbiology with more emphasis on Infectious diseases and Hospital associated Infection wish to be your partner in educating many millions who know well the importance of Infectious diseases • You can visit many web sites of mine • www.medmicrobes.com • www.slidehsare.com • www.authourstream.com • www,scribd.com • Be a friend on Facebook with tummalapalli venkateswararao access • Rao’s Microbiology • Rao’s Infection care • Microbiology connected Travancore Medical College • For any assistance on INFECTION REALTED ISSUES CONTACT ME AT doctortvrao@gmail.com •Mob +91 7204113154 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 24
  25. 25. •Program Created by Dr.T.V.Rao MD for Benefit of Medical and Paramedical Professionals in the Developing World Created from World Wide Resources •Email •doctortvrao@gmail.com 3/25/2016DR.T.V.RAO MD 25

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