Infection Prevention                        


OHA HIIN Resources 
(includes additional resources on ADE, CAUTI, CLABSI, SSI, VAE, VTE, Sepsis, CDI, and antibiotic stewardship)

Bacterial Infections:

 Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals - APIC

 Healthcare-Associated Infections - CDC

 Guide to Preventing CAUTI - APIC

 Guide to Preventing Clostridium difficile Infections - APIC

 Guide to Infection Prevention in Emergency Medical Services - APIC

 Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections - CDC

 Guide to the Elimination of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Transmission in Hospital Settings - APIC

 Sepsis - CDC Clinical Guidelines and Tools

 APIC Poster for Patients - ABC's of Antibiotics

 Duodenoscope Reprocessing: FDA Safety Communication - Supplemental Measures to Enhance Reprocessing

Care Bundles and Prevention of Surgical Site Infection in Colorectal Surgery - JAMA Article

 Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection - WHO

Viral Infections:

Zika Virus: 

Seasonal Influenza - CDC

Ebola Virus - CDC

Non-Polio Enterovirus - CDC

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection 


Cryptosporidosis - "Crypto" - CDC


Your 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene - poster

Hand Hygiene Tool Kit


 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine - CDC

 Recommended Immunizations for Children from Birth Through 6 Years Old - CDC

Recommended Immunizations for Children 7-18 Years Old - CDC

Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, by Age - CDC

Vaccine Information Statements - CDC

Measles: For Healthcare Professionals - CDC

Mumps - CDC

Pediatric Resources:
(note: some of the SPS resources linked within these documents are available only to SPS participating hospitals)

Solutions for Patient Safety Recommended Bundles:

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia



Surgical Site Infections


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