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Table of Contents
|Introduction: Infection Control and Biosecurity|
|Introduction to a practices' responsibilities|
|Difference between infection control and biosecurity|
|Legal issues Benefits to practice|
|Have a plan with specific protocols|
|Why a plan is needed Components of a plan|
|Establishing a plan How to approach developing a plan|
|Checklist for infection control plan development|
|Pathogen spread within a facility Vaccination: Herd Immunity Animal health|
|Human health: Zoonoses Pathogen classification|
|Which pathogens Ranking of pathogens of special concern|
|A reservoir perspective Cleaning and Sanitation Difference between Cleaning and Sanitation|
|Why cleaning is important before disinfection|
|Your crew vs. hiring a crew How often?|
|What, when, and why Disinfection General concepts|
|Disinfectants Review of Types of disinfectants by category (e.g. phenols)|
|Range of efficacy (spectrum) Disadvantages and advantages of each|
|MSDS sheets Sources of information (list of web resources, list of texts)|
|Laundry: Towels, Drapes, and Rags In house vs. out-sourced Special concerns|
|Autoclaving Surgical instruments Treatment room instruments Linens Packs|
|Disposable vs. reusable Room specific issues Admission area Discharge area|
|The Surgical Suite The Treatment Room Isolation Break room Cages and Runs|
|Pharmacy Food preparation Building architectural Traffic patterns Building surfaces Employee|
|Training What to tell them Have specific protocols|
|Example training plans Occupational Health Plan|
|Why have one What to include Example occupational health plan|
|OSHA guidelines related to Infection Control|
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