infection control nurse


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nurse ep·i·de·mi·ol·o·gist

a registered nurse with additional education in the monitoring and prevention of nosocomial infections in the client population in an agency.

infection control nurse

a registered nurse who is assigned responsibility for surveillance and infection prevention, education, and control activities.

infection control nurse

A registered nurse employed by an agency to monitor the rate and causes of nosocomial infections and to promote measures to prevent such infections.
See also: nurse
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Robinson, lead infection control nurse, and Chris Howroyd of the Design Centre, pictured with a porter's chair, specially designed to reduce the presence of MRSA bugs (PW080509Amrsa-04)
The hospital's dedicated infection control nurses were on hand to make sure that you clean your hands with their special "glow bug" machine, which shows just how many germs lie on your hands.
Health experts say that Scotland has just one infection control nurse for every 800 beds to help fight Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA).
Teresa Nowak, GPRMC's infection control nurse, is excited about the Infection Control Assistant's real-time capabilities, which will enable the staff to identify and take action against nosocomial infections.
The trust's acting lead infection control nurse, Jean Robinson, said: "Alot of hard work by all staff in all areas has contributed to the falling numbers.
Mike Coltman, infection control nurse for Coventry Teaching PCT, said: "Good hygiene practice, both hand and respiratory will have a major role to play in slowing the spread of pandemic influenza.
Debbie King, infection control nurse for Solihull Care Trust, said: "Hand washing is the single most important thing you can do to protect yourself and your family from infection.
Christine Johnson is a community infection control nurse with South Tyneside Primary Care Trust.
Sue Carter, lead infection control nurse at the North West Wales NHS Trust, said: ``People carrying MRSA usually have no symptoms.
Linda Parsons, an infection control nurse at Whiston Hospital, Merseyside, said contaminated holy water might have caused premature deaths.
Sonya Kay Ehrhardt, Infection Control Nurse, The Regional

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