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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SNP health spokesman Kay Ullrich said: "The low number of infection control nurses is a huge concern which must be dealt with.
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.
The number of infection control nurses at the Trust has been increased.
Infection control nurses Mike Coltman and Jan Gartside illustrate the new campaign.
Christine Johnson is a community infection control nurse with South Tyneside Primary Care Trust.
Sonya Kay Ehrhardt, Infection Control Nurse, The Regional
Former Mercy Hospital infection control nurse Karen Davis introduced the Ministry of Health's infection prevention and control (IPC) e-learning programme.
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.
June Woodcock, the infection control nurse at the George Eliot, said: "We want to make what is a very serious issue a bit of fun to encourage children and adults visiting the George Eliot Hospital to assist us in beating the bugs.
We are delighted to be nominated," said the trust's infection control nurse Debbie King.

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