Facilities/Engineering Track: Facilities Role in Infection Control
Date & Time
Monday, June 3, 2024, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location Name
National Ballroom B

To ensure the well-being of everyone involved, it is crucial to prioritize the prevention and control of infection in healthcare delivery. For facilities professionals, their role operates as the fundamental cornerstone of infection prevention by providing patients, visitors, and hospital staff with a safe environment. Facilities play a critical role in infection control by mitigating risk while simultaneously providing a pleasant experience.

In this session, learn the often-unnoticed role of facilities in infection prevention and control, and understand the areas of opportunity for enhancements to be made, leading to a safer and more enjoyable environment for all.

Learning Objectives:

1. Outline the role of facilities professionals in infection prevention.

2. Explain the work that goes into infection control before any construction begins.

3. Evaluate patient flow throughout your facility and identify areas for improvement.

4. List areas of opportunity in infection control and prevention in your organization.