Healthcare facilities, including hospitals, doctor's offices, urgent care facilities, surgical centers, and nursing homes, have a heightened concerned with healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Patients do not expect to become sick from microbial contaminants while being treated at a facility. IAQ professionals are working alongside infection control staff to sample the indoor environment either as part of routine environmental monitoring, as an outbreak investigation, or to validate cleaning protocols. This presentation will discuss the specifics of working in these healthcare facilities during an investigation; including sampling and testing for the major HAIs of concern such as MRSA, C. diff, CRE, VRE, ESBL and Legionella.
Webinar Length: 1 hour, 5 minutes