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Injection Safety Webinar Slides

On December 14, 2017, the Colorado One and Only Campaign hosted an injection safety webinar. Thank you to everyone who attended the webinar. The slides from the webinar are available on the CO Train website for a limited time but may also be found attached here.

Spotlight on FAQs Regarding Safe Practices for Medical Injections

Safe injection practices are a set of measures taken to perform injections in an optimally safe manner for patients, healthcare personnel, and others. Unfortunately, outbreaks and patient notifications resulting from healthcare personnel failing to adhere to Standard Precautions and basic control practices continue to be reported. The One and Only Campaign addresses some FAQs this document that summarizes inquiries received by CDC from healthcare personnel regarding safe use of needles, syringes, and injectable medications.

Drug Diversion and Disease Transmission

Preventing Infections in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
(AHRQ) has created a new infographic for ambulatory surgery settings to help
promote safe practices in preventing surgical site infections and other harmful
infections. One of the key recommendations in this infographic is to follow
safe injection practices. This is a great tool/resource to share with
colleagues in outpatient facilities. Click here to download the
infographic.