IC Made Easy: Your Key to Understanding Infection Prevention and Control, Second Edition

The basics of Infection prevention and control concepts explained for all health care settings. This book is perfect for staff new to IC and for those with more experience looking for a refresher.

Release Date: August 15, 2023. 210 pages. 

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IC Made Easy: Your Key to Understanding Infection Prevention and Control, Second Edition
  • IC Made Easy: Your Key to Understanding Infection Prevention and Control, Second Edition
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Product Description

Product Description

IC Made Easy: Your Key to Understanding Infection Prevention and Control, Second Edition, makes the complex topic of infection prevention and control easy to understand for beginners new to accreditation as well for those who need a refresher and/or reference to basic concepts.
IC Made Easy is a basic, practical guide for infection preventionists, clinicians, accreditation professionals, and other health care professionals who need to understand how to comply with Joint Commission Infection Prevention and Control (IC) standards and related requirements, including National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs), Leadership (LD), and Environment of Care (EC) standards.  This book also covers comparable Joint Commission International (JCI) infection prevention and control requirements, and provides an overview of the entire accreditation process, which is useful for those new to either Joint Commission or JCI accreditation.
Because IC is a daily challenge in all health care settings, this new edition delves into critical IC topics—issues that all health care professionals must understand beyond the need for accreditation compliance. The book clearly explains hot topics such as the following:
  • Preventing transmission of infection to protect staff, patients, and visitors
  • Consistent and proper hand hygiene among staff
  • Strategies for dealing with an influx of infectious patients
  • Strategies to prevent health care-associated infections
  • Proper procedures for cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing medical equipment
  • Preventing and controlling infections in the environment of care
  • Evaluating and improving the infection prevention and control plan
Key Features
  • Tips for complying with key Joint Commission and JCI standards and related requirements
  • Easy-to-understand explanations and definitions of key terms
  • Downloadable, customizable tools that you can use in your own organization
  • Simple, colorful, easy-to-read format
  • Infection preventionists/infection prevention and control practitioners in all health care settings who need a comprehensive, easy-to-understand overview of accreditation requirements in IC
  • Both beginners and seasoned professionals who need a basic, easy-to-understand overview and guide to the complex concepts of infection prevention and control
  • Health care providers—nurses, physicians, and others on the front line of care—who need a better understanding of infection prevention and control and how they can contribute to safer patient care
  • Health care leadership—chief medical officers, chief nursing officers, quality improvement professionals, accreditation professionals, and others—who need a comprehensive overview of the main tenets of effective infection prevention and control in health care organizations
  • U.S. and international health care professionals
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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Table of Contents

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