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Infection Prevention and Control

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5 Moments For Hand Hygiene



Using simulation to aid students’ documentation

Using simulation to aid students’ documentation Subscription Required

16-Feb-2015

Student nurses must recognise the need to accurately complete patient documents and can learn from their mistakes through simulation and formative feedback.

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Principles of transmission-based precautions

Principles of transmission-based precautions Subscription Required

23-Jan-2015

Nursing Times Learning has launched a unit on patient isolation, in association with the Infection Prevention Society, which explores precautions to prevent infection spread.

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Nurses may be reluctant to report injuries due to fear of blame for causing the injury

Bloodborne viruses and workplace injury risk Subscription Required

16-Feb-2015

Bloodborne viruses still pose a risk to health professionals, mainly through sharps-related injuries in the workplace. Increased awareness is needed to reduce this risk.

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