DR. S.V. SINGH, OMBUDSPERSON - E-mail ID: ombudsperson@santosh.ac.in

Hospital Infection Control Training

  • 2024-02-01

Hospital infection control, also known as healthcare-associated infection (HAI) control, refers to the practices and protocols implemented within healthcare facilities to prevent the spread of infections among patients, staff, and visitors. The goal of infection control is to minimise the risk of infections acquired during the course of medical care.


On 01 February 2024, training on spill management was conducted by Ms Manjula, ICN,  of  Santosh Hospitals. She gave hands-on training on minor and major spills with details about definition, identification, donning and doffing of PPE, spill kit and standard operating procedure for the management of Spill.

Key components of included:

• Hand Hygiene: Proper hand hygiene is one of the most effective measures to prevent the spread of infections. Healthcare workers should wash their hands regularly with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand sanitizers.

• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Healthcare workers should use appropriate PPE, such as gloves, gowns, masks, and eye protection, when in contact with patients or potentially infectious materials.

• Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection: Surfaces and equipment in healthcare facilities should be regularly cleaned and disinfected to prevent the transmission of pathogens. Proper cleaning Protocols should be followed to ensure effective disinfection