Wash Your Hands (video)
Healthcare associated infections (HAI) are considered an avoidable patient safety risk, and warnings have been issued from professional and national agencies to focus on their prevention. In the United States, an estimated 5 to 10% of patients develop HAI, at an annual cost of $4.5 billion. There are many risk factors associated with HAI, among them poor staff adherence to hand hygiene. The topic for this video is hand hygiene. The target audience is first grade students.
Recommended CitationMarkham, Anne and Kaness, Juanita, "Wash Your Hands (video)" (2010). College of Nursing: NU706 - Quality Measurement and Outcomes Analysis in Health Care. Paper 1.