In easy to understand language, this award-winning program informs patients how Drug-Resistant Organisms (DROs) can be spread both in and out of the healthcare environment, and how to interrupt transmission.
In the facility, patients will be encouraged to practice proper hand hygiene; and understand and follow the rules for Isolation Precautions such as: the use of PPE, remaining in the room, and following facility protocols
In the home, patients will also learn infection control practices that include: environmental cleaning, hand hygiene, laundry practices, not sharing personal care items, and wound care.
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To educate patients and their family members on what it means to be colonized or infected with a drug-resistant organism (DRO), and what to do to prevent transmission both in the hospital, and once the patient is discharged home