Infection Prevention                        


OHA HEN 2.0 Resources 
(includes additional resources on ADE, CAUTI, CLABSI, SSI, VAE, VTE, Sepsis, CDI, and antibiotic stewardship)

Bacterial Infections:

 Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals - APIC

 Healthcare-Associated Infections - CDC

 Guide to Preventing CAUTI - APIC

 Guide to Preventing Clostridium difficile Infections - APIC

 Guide to Infection Prevention in Emergency Medical Services - APIC

 Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections - CDC

 Guide to the Elimination of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Transmission in Hospital Settings - APIC

 Sepsis - CDC Clinical Guidelines and Tools

 APIC Poster for Patients - ABC's of Antibiotics

 Duodenoscope Reprocessing: FDA Safety Communication - Supplemental Measures to Enhance Reprocessing

 Care Bundles and Prevention of Surgical Site Infection in Colorectal Surgery - JAMA Article

 Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection - WHO

Viral Infections:

To watch the recorded OPSI Influenza Panel Discussion regarding the upcoming 2015-2016 Flu Season click here

Zika Virus: 

 Seasonal Influenza - CDC

 What You Should Know for the 2016-2017 Influenza Season - CDC
 ACIP votes down use of LAIV for 2016-2017 flu season - CDC

For updated information on Ebola visit our Ebola Resources Page

 Ebola Virus - CDC

» Detailed Hospital Checklist
» Detailed EMS Checklist
» Decision Guide for CDC Consultation and Ebola Testing
» ED and EMS Ebola Screening
» CDC Key Points
» CDC Consultation Form

       American Hospital Association Ebola Resources

       National Library of Medicine Ebola Resources

      Ohio Hospital Resources
         » Ohio State University Travel Alert
            » Ohio State University Initial Ebola Assessment and Isolation

 Non-Polio Enterovirus - CDC

     Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Norovirus Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in Healthcare Settings - CDC


 Cryptosporidosis - "Crypto" - CDC


 Your 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene - poster

 Hand Hygiene Tool Kit


 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine - CDC

HPV Vaccine Information for Clinicians - CDC
Supplemental information and guidance for vaccination providers regarding use of 9-valent HPV vaccine - CDC
Human Papillomavirus - Associated Cancers - US, 2008-2012 - CDC MMWR
Addressing Parents' Top Questions about HPV Vaccine - CDC
NCI-designated Cancer Centers Urge HPV Vaccination for the Prevention of Cancer

 Recommended Immunizations for Children from Birth Through 6 Years Old - CDC

 Recommended Immunizations for Children 7-18 Years Old - CDC

 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, by Age - CDC

 Vaccine Information Statements - CDC

 Measles: For Healthcare Professionals - CDC

 Mumps - CDC

Pediatric Resources:
(note: some of the SPS resources linked within these documents are available only to SPS participating hospitals)

 Solutions for Patient Safety Recommended Bundles:

 Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia



 Surgical Site Infections

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