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Best Practices for Hand Hygiene

The Best Practices for Hand Hygiene In all Health Care Settings, 4th Edition addresses the performance of hand hygiene in health care settings across the continuum of care. This document provides updated information on infection prevention and control practices for knowing why and when to perform hand hygiene; understanding barriers and enablers that might influence hand hygiene; choosing hand hygiene agents; and applying the correct hand hygiene techniques.


Additional Hand Hygiene Resources

Education and Training

Online Learning: 4 Moments in Hand Hygiene for Acute Care
How to handrub (video) 
How to hand wash (video)

Tools and Checklists

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