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Infection Prevention

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Use these tools and resources—from our HSAG Hospital Quality Improvement Contractor (HQIC) team—to assist your organization in helping prevent healthcare acquired infections for your patients.

Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI)

Target

Assess 

Prevent

Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)

Target

Assess

Prevent

Sepsis Tools

Sepsis Roadmap to Success for Critical Access Hospitals

 

Sepsis Roadmap to Success for Acute Care Hospitals

Multi-Drug Resistant Organism (MDRO) and Antibiotic Stewardship

Resources

General Infection Prevention Resources

Resources for Patients

Clean Hands Pledge (English) HSAG patient poster for hand hygiene.

Clean Hands Pledge (Spanish) HSAG patient poster for hand hygiene.

Resources for Hospitals

Hand Hygiene Process Observation Tool (PDF) downloadable form.

Infection Preventionist Orientation Checklist (fillable PDF) downloadable form.

Project Firstline, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is a suite of educational materials and resources can help frontline workers understand and apply infection control actions.

National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)

Resources