A set of training materials for professionals working in intervention epidemiology, public health microbiology and infection control and hospital hygiene.
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Data collected at the hospital level for the “Point prevalence survey of healthcare associated infections and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals”, conform to the following two types of protocol.
Standard (patient-based) protocol includes:
Light (unit-based) protocol :
The inclusion/exclusion criteria (denominator data) and the definition of healthcare-associated infection (HAI) and antimicrobial use (AU) are the same for both the protocols.
The protocol standardises:
Link to European IC/HH Core Competencies
Area 3. Surveillance and investigation of healthcare associated infection (HAI)
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