Hand Hygiene Program <<insert your hospital>> About this presentation This presentation is designed to assist with seeking support from senior management and senior staff for the implementation of the Clean hands are life savers Program
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Handwashing (included walking to sink etc; 40-80 seconds)=16 hours of nursing time per shift (17% of the total work force)
Alcohol-based hand rub (20 seconds)=3 hours of nursing time per shift (<3% of the total work force)Alcohol-based rubs save time
Voss A, Widmer A. No time for handwashing!? Handwashing versus Alcoholic Rub: Can we afford 100% compliance? Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 1997;18:205-208