CPSC Infection Prevention

The CPSC Infection Prevention Sub-Team consists of Employee Health Nurses and Coordinators, and Infection Control Practitioners and Nurses. Some initiatives may require collaboration with other CPSC Sub-Teams and/or health care professionals. The CPSC Infection Prevention Sub-Team initiatives are:

• Recommendation to all CPSC member hospitals to substantially reduce the risk of healthcare associated influenza by requiring vaccination as a condition of employment
• Reinforcement of the “5 Moments of Hand Hygiene” and increase the hand hygiene rate