Why is infection control training important?
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that people get when they are receiving treatment for their surgical or medical conditions in different healthcare settings. Most, if not all HAIs can be prevented. Modern healthcare facilities employ a variety of different procedures and invasive devices for treating patients and helping them recover from their respective conditions. Devices and equipment used in medical procedures and procedures themselves are sources of infections. Mortality and morbidity in the US are associated majorly with HAIs. A significant increase in the healthcare costs in the country every year is also related to HAIs. This makes controlling HAIs [...]