Routine Practices and Additional Precautions

Infection prevention and control best practices used by health care workers can reduce the risk of transmitting infections to and from clients, patients, residents and staff in all health care settings. Routine practices refer to minimum practices that should be used with all clients, patients or residents. Additional precautions refer to specific actions that should be taken with individuals that are at risk of transmitting or acquiring disease. We offer expertise, best practices and resources to help you understand and apply routine practices and additional precautions.

Routine Practices and Additional Precautions In All Health Care Settings, 3rd edition

This document outlines the practice of Routine Practices and Additional Precautions (RP/AP) in health care settings across the continuum of care including, but not limited to, pre-hospital care, acute care, complex continuing care, rehabilitation facilities, long-term care, chronic care, ambulatory care and home health care.

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PHO Grand Rounds: What Public Health Ontario’s new document “Recommendations for the Prevention, Detection and Management of Occupational Contact Dermatitis in Health Care Settings” can add to EOH and IPAC best practices

This session will summarize a series of evidence-based recommendations for the prevention, early detection and management of occupational contact dermatitis in HCWs, through an interactive and engaging presentation.

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Updated 27 Aug 2019