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Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Advisory Committee

Education and Training Subcommittee

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The Education and Training Subcommittee provides education and training about healthcare associated infections & prevention of healthcare associated infections to applicable persons and healthcare disciplines.

Education and Training Subcommittee RosterPDF

Infection-Specific Pamphlets

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.

Infection-Specific Pamphlets
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.PDF

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.