4 Moments for Hand Hygiene to keep your patients safe

4 Moments for Hand Hygiene to keep your patients safe

Most healthcare-associated infections are preventable through good hand hygiene – cleaning hands at the right times and in the right way.

🖐️Cleaning your hands, either with soap and water or with alcohol-based hand sanitizer, is one of the most effective ways to contain the spread of infections.🖐️

Here are some key moments for hand hygiene to ensure you and your colleagues know when and why to clean your hands;

  1. Before patient/patient environment contact
  2. Before the aseptic procedure
  3. After body fluid exposure risk
  4. After patient/patient environment contact

Download the free pdf file(Resource; Canadian Patient Safety Institution) below;

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This PDF file has been prepared to help summarize the necessary guidelines on hand hygiene, associated tools, and ideas for effective implementation.

Stay safe

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