Category: Infection Control and Prevention

Five Ways Nursing Staff use Infection Control to Make Health Care Safer

Shay L. Drummond, MPH, RN, CIC, Infection Preventionist/ Janet Glowicz, PhD, RN, Infection Preventionist

May was National Nurses Month, an important observance to acknowledge nurses’ significant impact on health care. Every day, nurses across the country make an invaluable difference in the lives of their patients and the communities they serve. Project Firstline recognizes their ongoing sacrifices and contributions and strives to support nurses by providing the critical infection Read More >

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A Superbug Stalked My Daughter and Stole Her Life. Phage Therapy Could Have Saved Her

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This blog is a part of a series that CDC launched to highlight the importance of patient safety by providing educational information and simple ways to help people stay informed on patient safety topics. Read the blog below authored by Diane Shader Smith, to learn more about antimicrobial resistance and the importance of investing in Read More >

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Patient Engagement in Infection Prevention

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This blog is a part of a series that CDC launched to highlight the importance of patient safety by providing educational information and simple ways to help people stay informed on public safety topics. Read the blog below, authored by Lori Nerbonne and Marie K. Moss, to learn more about the importance of patient engagement Read More >

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From Unaware and Unprepared to Safe Healthcare Advocates

Mosses meeting with former CDC Director, Dr. Tom Frieden.

This blog is a part of a series that CDC launched to highlight the importance of patient safety by providing educational information and simple ways to help people stay informed on public safety topics. Read the blog below, authored by Nile’s Project founders Carole and Ty Moss, to learn more about the importance of preventing Read More >

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CDC Launches Blog Series on Patient Safety

Denise Cardo, MD and Kerri Moran

Denise Cardo, MD, Former Director (2003-2023), Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Kerri Moran Associate Director for Partnerships, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Patient Read More >

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