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Infection Control Policies for Review DRAFT

 Section 1  Infection Control Program
1.1 Infection Control Philosophy & Goals1.2 Infection Control Committee 1.3 Infection Control Coordinator
1.4 Role of the Public Health Unit1.6 Education1.8 Guidelines for Cleaning Disinfection and Sterilization
 Section 2  Prevention of Infection
2.1 Chain of Transmission2.2a Routine Practices2.2b Routine Practices Additional Precautions
2.3 Hand Hygiene2.4 Immunization – Residents (influenza, pneumovax, antiviral)2.4a Form Medical Directive Influenza Vaccine Residents
2.4b Immunization Influenza, Pneumococcall vaccine Antiviral therapy consent form – Resident2.5 Immunization – Staff Influenza2.5a Form Medical Directive Influenza Vaccine Staff
 2.5.1 Form Influenza (flu) Vaccine Consent Form – County of Elgin Staff 2.5.2 Form – Influenza Vaccine Refusal Form 2.5.3 Form – Health Practitioner Influenza Vaccination Exclusion Form
 2.6 Management of Fainting and Anaphylaxis Related to Vaccine Administration 2.6a medical Directive for Treatment of Anaphalaxis related to Vaccine 2.7 Storage and Handling of Publicly Funded Vaccines
 2.8 Surveillance – Resident2.8a Surveillance – Staff 2.9 Linen & Laundry Storage and Handling
2.12 Handling Sharps2.13 Equipment Cleaning Disinfection, Sterilization Protocol2.14 Nebulizers
2.19 PPE – Gloves2.20 PPE – gowns2.21 PPE – Face Shields, Protective Eyewear, Masks, Respirators
2.22 Personal Protective Equipment for the Healthcare Provider  
Section 3  Detection of Infection
3.1 Screening & Surveillance of Infection3.2 Screening – Staff, Students, Volunteer, External Care Team Providers3.3 Surveillance – Daily and Monthly Systems for Reporting Infections
3.4 Reports of Communicable Disease  
Section 4  Management of Infection
4.1 Biological Spill Clean Up4.3 Sharps Injury or Mucosal Exposure to Blood or Bodily Fluids4.5 Isolation Precautions
4.6 Isolation Guidelines4.10 Isolation – Resident Visitor Education4.12 – Prevention and Control of MRSA and VRE
4.14 Management of Scabies4.16 Guidelines for Management of Tuberculosis4.18 Guidelines for Management of Blood Borne Illnesses
4.19 Hepatitis B4.22 Hepatitis C4.24 HIV AIDS
4.25 Clostridium Difficile4.27 West Nile Virus4.29 Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase Producing Bacteria (ESBL)
4.30 Management of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)4.31 Management of Group A Streptococcus4.32 Isolation Tray Service
4.34 Head Lice4.35 Shingles4.36 Ebola
Section 5  Outbreak Management
5.1 Outbreak Contingency Plan5.2 Resident and Staff Surveillance – Line Listing5.3 Outbreak Management – General
5.4 Outbreak Management – Roles and Responsibilities5.4.1 MOL Reporting Form5.5 Respiratory Outbreak Protocol – Residents and Staff
5.6 Enteric Outbreak Protocol (contingency plan) – Residents and Staff5.8 Guidelines for Treatment and Prevention of Influenza with Neuraminidase Inhibitors 
Section 6 Acute Respiratory Infection ARI
6.0 Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI)6.1 ARI Screening Tool 
Section 7 Other Infection Control Guidelines
7.3 Guidelines for Construction & Renovations