Hand Hygiene

In this episode, Dr Mark Joffe discusses the need for hand hygiene in hospitals and in surgery.

After listening to this episode, learners will be able to:

  • explain the importance of hand hygiene in preventing the spread of infection
  • describe the evidence for the effectiveness of hand hygiene
  • identify alcohol-based handrubs as preferable to handwashing using sinks
  • list the 4 moments of hand hygiene
  • explain how to use “Way In Way Out” in practising hand hygiene

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