Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Advisory Committee
Education and Training Subcommittee
The Education and Training Subcommittee provides education and training about healthcare associated infections & prevention of healthcare associated infections to applicable persons and healthcare disciplines.
In an effort to better educate the public, several pamphlets were created that describe ways to prevent transmission of healthcare associated infections. Evidence-based literature and mainstream publications were thoroughly reviewed to assure comprehensive tools were created to be used by various groups.
These pamphlets was designed to provide education and recommendations for self-care, reducing transmission and when to seek a healthcare provider. It is intended for individuals with C.difficle, MRSA and VRE infections and provides information to family members, and their caregivers.
|Version for General Printing||Version for Professional Printing||Intended Audience|
|Living with C. difficile||Living with C. difficile||General|
|Living with VRE||Living with VRE||General|
|Living with MRSA||Living with MRSA||General|
|What is Norovirus?||What is Norovirus?||General|
|Norovirus Outbreak and Detection Management||General|
|What is Whooping Cough (pertussis)?||General|
All documents are provided in PDF format unless noted otherwise.
NOTE: Printed versions of the pamphlets are available in limited quantities. If you need hard copies of the above pamphlets, please submit a Pamphlet Order Form.
Prevent Infections Arizona! Video Contest
During Infection Prevention week 2010, the Education and Training Subcommittee collaborated with the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Prevention (APIC), Grand Canyon chapter to host a video contest inviting members of the public to develop a short public service announcement (PSA) to teach the community about the importance of preventing infections. The monetary prizes for first, second and third place winners was furnished by APIC, Grand Canyon chapter. The APIC, Grand Canyon chapter president and the HAI Coordinator visited each prize winner and presented an award of achievement. All three videos will be used in a public education campaign being held during Infection Prevention week 2011.