Healthcare-associated & Nosocomial Infections, Infection Control
Hospital-acquired infection also known as nosocomial infection is an infection that is contracted from the environment or staff of a healthcare facility. It can be spread in the hospital environment, nursing home environment, rehabilitation facility, clinic, or other clinical settings. Infection is spread to the susceptible patient in the clinical setting by a number of means. Health care staff can spread infection, in addition to contaminated equipment, bed linens, or air droplets. Controlling nosocomial infection is to implement Quality assurance / Quality control measures to the health care sectors, and evidence-based management can be a feasible approach.
- Track 1-1 Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
- Track 2-2 Medical Microbiology
- Track 3-3 Anti- Infective Agents
- Track 4-4 Anti- Infective Agents
- Track 5-5 Prevention & Risk Factors
- Track 6-6 Healthcare-Associated Infections