Date & Time
Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
474 Infection Control: Policies, Regulations, Guidelines, and Recommendations*

The infection control program is responsible for patient safety and policies for infection prevention and control in correctional health care. The coordination of department, state, federal, CDC, OSHA, and nongovernmental organization policies, regulations, recommendations, and guidelines must be evaluated for adaptation to the correctional setting. This session will address access, adaptation, and evaluation of the infection prevention and control program as medical and scientific knowledge evolves.

Educational Objectives
  • Identify current state, federal, and NGO regulations, recommendations, and guidelines related to infection control
  • Differentiate between regulations, recommendations, and guidelines
  • Apply the evaluation process to policies and procedures for compliance with the governing entity

Level: Intermediate