This special issue of Healthcare Hygiene magazine presents key highlights shared by some of the world’s best and brightest minds who fuel the research and advance the evidence-based agendas of the infection prevention, healthcare epidemiology and public health communities. Reporting on the Decennial Day presentations that were held April 12, 2021, this special edition provides an executive reader of the perspectives and information that emerged from this digital event, part of SHEA’s spring conference.
Special Edition on Vascular Access-Related Infection Prevention Imperatives
Healthcare Hygiene magazine presents a special edition exploring the imperatives related to vascular access and infection prevention, including ultrasound-guided PIV insertion; the importance of vascular access specialists and specialty teams; plus reducing risk of primary bloodstream infections, and much more.
Special Edition on Environmental Hygiene Imperatives
Healthcare Hygiene magazine presents a special edition on environmental hygiene imperatives explores making EVS a priority, as well as examines the role of cleaning and disinfection in the era of COVID-19, plus much more.
Special Edition on Infection Prevention and Control
Healthcare Hygiene magazine presents a special edition on imperatives pertaining to infection prevention and control, including a look at HAI prevention progress; a 'One Health' approach to IP&C; plus a look at the core components of IP&C and the importance of getting back to basics.
Special Edition on Sterile Processing Imperatives
Healthcare Hygiene magazine presents a special edition on imperatives pertaining to sterile processing, including breaches in protocol and interventions to address them; implementation science's contributions to sterile processing; advice from the experts on compliance with instructions for use, and much more.
Special Edition on Operating Room Imperatives
Healthcare Hygiene magazine presents a special edition that examines some key issues for perioperative and infection prevention professionals, including cleaning and turnover times, effective between-case cleaning, updated guidance from the Association of periOperative Nurses (AORN), and much more.
Special Edition on Compatibility Issues
Healthcare Hygiene magazine presents a special edition exploring compatibility issues between surface materials and medical equipment and chemical cleaners/disinfectants in the healthcare setting.