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Welcome to your online Chasing Zero Hand Hygiene Manager Toolkit. Here, you’ll find all the tools you need to get your team(s) on deck for focusing on hand hygiene – our first area of focus in support of our Chasing Zero journey.
We are asking ALL managers to select one of the following three activities by November 15 to get your department actively engaged in our hand hygiene efforts and our Chasing Zero journey. We’ll be tracking our participation rates using the entries made using this Web page – please be sure to make your selection by November 15.
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Scrubs Episode: “How Disease Spreads”
Do you remember NBC’s medical comedy, Scrubs? This clip from a 2006 episode is a great example of how quickly bacteria and viruses spread within Sacred Heart hospital, and how easy it is to get infected without even thinking about it."Stop the Spread of Infection: It's in Our Hands"
Video from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center tracks all of the people and surfaces healthcare personnel touch in one day, from the hand's point of view. This video took home first prize in 2016 at the Film Festival for the Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.
“Look at Me” (Hand Hygiene)
A music video from Anchorage-based Providence Health & Services Alaska on importance of hand hygiene and the proper way to wash hands, emphasizing time and steps (Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry).
“Hand Hygiene…We’re Still Not Perfect”
Video by Gundersen Health System, based in La Crosse, WI. With the help of finger paint, a group of physicians help visualize just how easily germs spread from your hands to…well, everywhere – and what the future could look like if hand hygiene doesn’t improve.
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