Infection Prevention Role Stress: A New Look at the Underlying Causes Within the Profession

Sep 5, 2015 0 Comments in News by

The need for infection prevention, as a multidisciplinary function, is a longstanding and widely acknowledged component of safe healthcare. Accreditation and regulatory standards specify that this function must be an organized program coordinated by an individual qualified to assure that the necessary assessments, priorities, key metrics are achieved. This individual must also assure that the program supports the provider’s mission, aligns with its safety culture, and is effectively and efficiently integrated into its operational and care delivery systems. Decades of published literature, conferences and online educational programs are available to support these requirements.


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