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Education is key to a successful UVC disinfection program

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When implementing a UVC disinfection program, communication is key among all stakeholders including environmental services, nursing, bed control and infection prevention. Get everyone involved, and ensure there is a multidisciplinary team on both the hospital side and the device manufacturer’s side. It is also critical to communicate to your patients

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Posted 09.30.20
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The Importance of Cleaning a Room

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“Wherever patient care is provided, strict adherence to evidence-based infection prevention guidelines is essential to ensure that all care is safe care.” William A. Rutala, Ph.D., M.P.H. Infection prevention protocols in the health care setting are paramount in providing the best patient outcomes. Hospitals are constantly asked to do more

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Posted 04.10.19
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Step Four for Successful UVC Disinfection: Ongoing Monitoring of Usage

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This is part four of a series on successful UVC implementation. Click to read parts one, two and three. Tracking usage of the Tru-D device against actual discharges is key to ensure all targeted rooms are being cycled. Tru-D provides weekly/monthly/quarterly reports upon request to monitor the usage of the

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Posted 01.30.19
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Step Three for Successful UVC Disinfection: Proper Installation and Training

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This is part three of a series on successful UVC implementation. To read the first part, click here and for part two, click here. Education and training are the number one priority during installation. This is not only for Tru-D operators, but unit staff as well including RNs, Nurse Managers, HUCs, Physicians,

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Posted 01.23.19
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Step Two for Successful UVC Implementation: Communication

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This is part two of a series on successful UVC implementation. To read the first part, click here. Once pre-planning has occurred, it’s important to get buy-in from leadership and staff in order for a UVC disinfection program to be successful. Infection Prevention and Environmental Services (ES) should work closely

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Posted 01.16.19
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