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Practice Guidance for Healthcare Environmental Cleaning – Second Edition

This eBook publication, prepared by the Association for Healthcare Environment (AHE) and edited by environmental services and infection control professionals, contains the recommendations for effective environmental cleaning in healthcare facilities. Targeted for directors and managers of healthcare environmental services, this book is designed to be a resource for proper cleaning techniques and procedures based on guidelines by the CDC, OSHA, the EPA, and other regulatory or governmental agencies. Professionals new to the industry and those looking to update their policies and procedures manuals will be particularly interested in this new and revised publication.

Practice Guidance for Healthcare Environmental Cleaning provides evidence-based research, guidance and recommended practices that should be considered for inclusion in any healthcare environmental services program.

Topics include:

· Infection Prevention
· Microbiology
· Precautions
· Special Procedures – Bloodborne Pathogens and Other Potentially Infectious Materials
· Cleaning Patient Care Areas
· Cleaning Surgical Areas
· Cleaning Support Areas
· Cleaning Common Areas
· Cleaning Outpatient Areas
· The Cleaning Process
· Quality Assurance
· Environmental Monitoring Technologies
· Novel Technologies for Disinfection
· USP797 Compliant Cleanroom Cleaning

To help you get the information you need quicker and more conveniently, AHE is publishing this manual as an e-book. In order to access the e-book, Adobe Digital Editions (free downloadable software) must be installed on your computer.

You will only be charged for the amount of the e-book ($239 for members | $359 for nonmembers) even though a shipping charge may appear on the checkout page.

Once you place your order, a link to access the e-book will be sent to you via e-mail within one hour ("eBook Product Delivery Notification from American Hospital Association" from Order Services Although you will always have access to the e-book with the ability to view and print it, you will not be able to forward the book.