Infection Prevention in Aging Research Group

Resources

Resources

References

Targeted Infection Prevention (TIP) Study Toolkit & Implementation Guide: A product of the TIP Study

Key interactive activities from the Toolkit:

Download the full TIP Toolkit here:
http://inventions.umich.edu/technologies/6949_targeted-infection-prevention-tip-study-toolkit-implementation-guide

Guidelines
Smith PW, Bennett G, Bradley SF, Drinka P, Lautenbach E, Marx J, McGeer A, Mody L, Nicolle L, Richards C, Stevenson K. Infection prevention and control in long-term care facilities. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2008;29:785-814.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18786461
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18767983

Healthcare Infection Control and Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) Guidelines, Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/hicpac/pubs.html
Including:
• Guideline for Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings, 2007
• Guidelines for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings, 2002
• Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities, 2003
• Management of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms In Healthcare Settings, 2006
• Guideline for Prevention of Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections, 2009

Definitions of Infection for Surveillance:
Stone, ND. et.al. Surveillance Definitions of Infection in Long-Term Care Facilities: Revisiting the McGeer Criteria. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2012;33(10):965-977
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22961014

McGeer, A. et al. Definitions of Infection for Surveillance in Long-Term Care Facilities
American Journal of Infection Control 1991;19(1):1-7
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1902352

Loeb M, et al. Development of Minimum Criteria for the Initiation of Antibiotics in Residents of Long Term–Care Facilities: Results of a Consensus Conference. Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology 2001;22:120–124.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11232875

APIC Implementation Guides
http://www.apic.org/Professional-Practice/Implementation-guides
Including:
• Guide to the Elimination of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs), 2008
• Guide to the Elimination of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the Long-Term Care Facility, 2009
• Guide to the Elimination of Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Transmission in Healthcare Settings, 2010
• Guide to Preventing Clostridium difficile Infections, 2013

Other Useful Links:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov

Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH)
http://www.michigan.gov/mdch

Surveillance for Healthcare-Associated & Resistant Pathogens (SHARP) Unit Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) at MDCH
http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,4612,7-132-2945_5104_55205—,00.html

Michigan Society for Infection Prevention and Control (MSIPC)
http://www.msipc.org

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Prevention (APIC)
http://www.apic.org