Supplemental Disinfection with UVC: A University-based Health System Experience

Posted by Tru-D SmartUVC 06.24.20

The University of Wisconsin Health is serious about providing the cleanest environment for patient care including broad utilization of a sporicidal disinfectant, an established antibiotic stewardship program and a quality assurance program for monitoring cleaning of high touch surfaces. The health system also utilizes UVC disinfection as an added layer of protection against germs and pathogens.

In a new CE course, Marc-Oliver Wright, MT(ASCP), MS, CIC, FAPIC, shares his experience at the university-based health system. At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Verbalize the ubiquitous contamination and survivability of organisms in the healthcare environment
  • Describe the mechanism of action of UV light’s bactericidal properties
  • Detail the results of the BETR-D study from Duke
  • Outline the multi-faceted performance improvement efforts aimed at reducing Clostridiodes difficile infection at a university hospital setting
  • Describe the implementation of UVC technology and change in multidrug-resistant organism (MDRO) rates

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Posted 06.24.20
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