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Infection Control at the Bedside. Melissa Crump RN, MSN. Who are we??. VGH: 955 bed facility that offers both tertiary and specialized services Provides care for patients throughout the province Teaching hospital. Infection Control Challenges. Education (standardize practice)

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Infection control at the bedside

Infection Control at the Bedside

Melissa Crump RN, MSN


Who are we
Who are we??

  • VGH: 955 bed facility that offers both tertiary and specialized services

  • Provides care for patients throughout the province

  • Teaching hospital


Infection control challenges
Infection Control Challenges

  • Education (standardize practice)

  • Struggle with hand hygiene

  • Appropriate PPE

  • Patient’s not being isolated

  • Patient’s not being screened

  • Sharing of equipment

  • Housekeeping issues


Unit challenges
Unit Challenges

  • Patient Population

  • Language Barriers

  • Cultural Norms

  • Dementia/Delirium

  • Infection control practice



Positive deviance liberating structures
Positive Deviance/Liberating Structures

  • Communicate

  • Share ideas

  • Create cultural changes


Positive deviance liberating structures1
Positive Deviance/Liberating Structures

  • Thinking beyond the box

  • Catching ‘butterflies’

  • Lasting change not seasonal change



Staff changes
Staff Changes

  • Confidence

  • Knowledge

  • Critical Thinking

  • Renewed sense of community

  • TRUST




Taking control of their community1
Taking Control of their Community

  • Creating Unit rules: no gowns and gloves in the nursing station

  • Reminding each other about Hand hygiene

  • Identifying early those patients

    needing isolation

  • Asking questions!


Sharing information
Sharing Information

  • Transparency with Hand hygiene results

  • ARO results





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