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Compendium of Strategies 2022 Updates

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Overview

The Compendiums are:

  • Concise recommendations on core infection prevention practices to prevent six HAIs that have major impacts on quality and safety of patient care
  • Highly collaborative effort that synthesizes up-to-date evidence, expert consensus, and practical considerations
  • Guidance for how to build best practices into healthcare delivery through implementation strategies
  • Recommendations for how to effectively implement and sustain hand hygiene strategies

Compendium partners include SHEA, IDSA, APIC, AHA, and The Joint Commission. The updated strategies will be published over the course of 2022. For the 2014 updates, please click here.

*For more information, please visit the SHEA website.

 

Strategies to Prevent VAP/VAE/NV-HAP (20 May 2022)

Strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia, ventilator-associated events, and nonventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia in acute-care hospitals: 2022 Update

Published online by Cambridge University Press: 20 May 2022

Abstract

The purpose of this document is to highlight practical recommendations to assist acute care hospitals to prioritize and implement strategies to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), ventilator-associated events (VAE), and non-ventilator hospital-acquired pneumonia (NV-HAP) in adults, children, and neonates. This document updates the Strategies to Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Acute Care Hospitals published in 2014. This expert guidance document is sponsored by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology (SHEA) and is the product of a collaborative effort led by SHEA, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American Hospital Association, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and The Joint Commission, with major contributions from representatives of a number of organizations and societies with content expertise.

For more information, please visit the Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology Journal

 

Strategies to Prevent CLABSI (19 April 2022)

Strategies to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in acute-care hospitals: 2022 Update

Published online by Cambridge University Press: 19 April 2022

Purpose 

Previously published guidelines provide comprehensive recommendations for detecting and preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The intent of this document is to highlight practical recommendations in a concise format designed to assist acute-care hospitals in implementing and prioritizing their central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) prevention efforts. This document updates the Strategies to Prevent Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Acute-Care Hospitals published in 2014. This expert guidance document is sponsored by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). It is the product of a collaborative effort led by SHEA, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the American Hospital Association (AHA), and The Joint Commission, with major contributions from representatives of a number of organizations and societies with content expertise.

For more information, please visit the Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology Journal

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