CLEAN CARE IS SAFER CARE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The objective of the course is to provide knowledge about the importance of hand hygiene in the prevention of healthcare-related infections, and about how to perform hand hygiene by washing or using hydroalcoholic gel; to develop an autonomous learning methodology, an autonomy of judgements on yje topics dealt with and specific communication skills in relations with specialist and non-specialist interlocutors.
Course contents summary
This Didactive Activity is part of the "Creative Challenge on Hand Hygiene" promoted by the Italian Hospital Hygiene Study Group (GISIO) of the Italian Society of Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health (SItI), supporting the WHO campaign "Clean care is safer care" launched in 2005. The subject is Hand Hygiene in healthcare setting for preventing healthcare associated infections.
Indications for hand hygiene in healthcare setting.
the 5 moments of hand hygiene.
Hand hygiene technique with sopa and water.
Hand hygiene technique with alcohol-based formulation.
WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care.
Participants iwill have to produce hand hygiene promotion materials (posters, playbills, videos or other hand hygiene promotion material). It is possible to work individually or in groups. No limitations are placed on the characteristics of the products. It is an essential requirement for participation that the message is addressed to health care professionals or visitors in healthcare setting.
Assessment methods and criteria
The materials produced by the participants will be evaluated by a specific jury, and the winner will be selected. The papers will be presented on May 5, World Hand Hygiene Day (or any other date that will be communicated), and the winner will be announced. The winner in the local competition, together with the winners of the other universities that have joined the initiative, will participate in the naional competition, whose winner will be awarded at the National Hygiene Congress.