Reflective accounts

Healthcare surveillance

Reading a CPD article helped to enhance Helen Degnan’s knowledge of infection prevention and control

Reading a CPD article helped to enhance Helen Degnan’s knowledge of infection prevention and control.

Abstract

The importance of surveillance became apparent to me as a new member of the community infection prevention and control team. As healthcare professionals, we have a responsibility to demonstrate sound infection prevention and control measures.

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This reflective account is based on NS779 Mitchell BG, Russo PL (2015) Preventing healthcare-associated infections: the role of surveillance. Nursing Standard. 29, 23, 52-58.

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