Infection Prevention and Control Resources: Resources for Infection Control Assessment and Response Program (ICAR) Members - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Infection Prevention and Control Resources:
ICAR Resources

On this page:
Hand Hygiene
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Respiratory and Cough Etiquette
Dialysis Infection Prevention and Kidney Care
Injection Safety and Point of Care Testing
Prevention of Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI)
Prevention of Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)
Prevention of Surgical Site Infection (SSI)
Prevention of Ventilator-associated Pneumonia (VAP)
Surveillance and Disease Reporting
Antibiotic Stewardship
Environmental Cleaning
Device Reprocessing
Resources for Other Common Topics

Hand Hygiene

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Respiratory and Cough Etiquette

Dialysis Infection Prevention and Kidney Care

  • Hemodialysis Catheter Care Tip Sheet (PDF)
    Intended for long-term care facilities, this tip sheet lists important “do’s and don’ts” for catheter care and outlines situations that require a response from caregivers.
  • Hemodialysis Fistula or Graft Care Tip Sheet (PDF)
    Intended for long-term care facilities, this tip sheet lists important “do’s and don’ts” for fistula or graft care and outlines situations that require a response from caregivers.
  • CDC: Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition
    The Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Coalition is a partnership of organizations and individuals that have joined forces with the common goal of promoting the use of CDC’s core interventions and resources to prevent dialysis bloodstream infections.
    • CDC Dialysis Safety Resource Center
      The Coalition has created posters, checklists and fact sheets for use in provider’s offices, dialysis clinics, training sessions, and work areas.
  • Midwest Kidney Network Resources for Facilities
    The Midwest Kidney Network develops clinical tools and resources to help improve quality of care for patients with kidney disease.

Injection Safety and Point of Care Testing

  • Injection Safety (One and Only Campaign)
    Injection safety, or safe injection practices, refers to the measures taken to perform injections in the safest manner possible for patients, health care providers, and others.

Prevention of Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI)

Prevention of Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)

Prevention of Surgical Site Infection (SSI)

Prevention of Ventilator-associated Pneumonia (VAP)

Surveillance and Disease Reporting

Antibiotic Stewardship

C. difficile

Environmental Cleaning

Device Reprocessing

Resources for Other Common Topics

Pneumococcal Vaccination

Influenza

Hepatitis B

Tuberculosis

Wound Care


Updated Tuesday, 24-Jul-2018 10:29:56 CDT