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September 15, 2015

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Prior to 2008, each Regional Health Authority in Alberta developed its own specific infection prevention and control (IPC) services and programs. When patient-safety gaps in IPC services were identified in 2007, it was evident that a provincial, coordinated approach to IPC and hand hygiene was...


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June 1, 2012

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These standards set minimum requirements for cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of reusable medical devices. The goals of these standards are to: minimize the risk of exposure or injury and prevent transmission of microorganisms; contain contaminated materials; minimize damage to medical...


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May 12, 2011

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Effective infection and preventtion control (IPC) is grounded in clear accountability and lines of responsibility; the establishment of clinical standards while essential, is not sufficient. The purpose of these standards is to promote clarity in regard to the roles and responsibilities of key...


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February 18, 2011

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These standards have been developed for use in all health care facilities and settings and apply to critical and semi-critical medical devices. They have been developed with input from experts including an infectious disease physician, infection prevention and control professionals, public health...


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August 1, 2007

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Following a situation concerning inadequate sterilization of surgical instruments at an Alberta hospital, in March 2007 the Minister of Alberta Health and Wellness asked regional health authorities, the Alberta Cancer Board, and the health professional regulatory bodies to review and advise him...