Videos

Just Clean Your Hands (How to Hand Wash and How to Hand Rub ) Videos (LINK)
Public Health Ontario

Posters

How to Hand Wash (LINK)
Public Health Ontario

How to Hand Rub (LINK)
Public Health Ontario

Hand Hygiene Audit Tools

Long Term Care Home Observation Tool (LINK)

Hospital Observation Tool (LINK)

Documents

Best Practices for Hand Hygiene in All Health Care Settings (LINK)
PIDAC

Just Clean Your Hands Program (LINK
Public Health Ontario

Posters

Additional Precautions (Isolation) Signs (LINK)
Public Health Ontario

  • Contact, Droplet Contact, Airborne Isolation

Steps for Putting on and Removing PPE (donning and doffing) (LINK)
CDC

  • Note: Example 1 is for cloth gowns, Example 2 is for disposable gowns

Recommended Steps: Putting on / Taking off PPE (donning and doffing) (LINK)
Public Health Ontario 

Videos

Donning and Doffing PPE (LINK)
Public Health Ontario

Donning and Doffing PPE (LINK)
CDC 

Documents

Clinical Syndromes/Conditions with Required Level of Precautions (LINK)
PIDAC

  • Use this document to determine isolation precautions based on diagnosis.

Routine Practices and Additional Precautions in All Health Care Settings (LINK)
PIDAC

Best Practice document.

Sample Cleaning Procedures based on Clinical Area (LINK)
PIDAC

Chlorine Dilution Calculator (LINK)
Public Health Ontario

How to Prevent Skin Damage from Cleaning Products (LINK)
Public Health Ontario

Best Practices for Environmental Cleaning (LINK)
PIDAC

Best Practices for Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization in All Health Care Settings (LINK)
PIDAC

  • Information on high-level disinfection and sterilization of medical equipment

Posters

Respiratory Etiquette (LINK)

Documents

Recommended Vaccines for Healthcare Workers (LINK)
National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI)

How to Prevent Skin Damage from Cleaning Products (LINK)
Public Health Ontario

Forms

Mandatory Blood Testing Act Application forms:

  • Form 1: Physician Report (LINK)
  • Form 2: Applicant Report (LINK)

Documents

Blood precautions after exposure (LINK)
HealthLinkBC

A Planning Guide to the Implementation of Safety Engineered Medical Sharps (LINK)
Public Services Health and Safety (PSHSA)

Ontario Regulation on Needle Safety (LINK)

  • Needle Safety, Ontario Reg. 474/07.

Courses

IPAC Core Competencies (LINK)
Public Health Ontario

  • Free, online, basic IPAC education recommended for all Healthcare Workers

COVID-19 IPAC Fundamentals Training (LINK)
Public Health Ontario

  • Tailored online IPAC education for staff, families, and residents of Congregate Living Organizations.

Preventing and Controlling Infections in Non-Acute Care Settings (LINK)
Centennial College

Infection Prevention and Control Routine Practices (LINK)
Georgian College/IPAC Canada

Post-Graduate IPAC Courses

Comprehensive, foundational IPAC Courses for individuals most responsible for IPAC at their organization.  Note: These courses alone will not provide you with Certification in Infection Control

  • IPAC Canada (LINK)
  • Centennial College (LINK)
  • Queen’s University (LINK)  
  • University of British Columbia (LINK
  • Bay River College (LINK)  

IPAC Certification (CIC) (LINK)
Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology

  • An internationally recognized designation demonstrating professional competency in infection prevention and control.
  • Certification requires a specific professional designation. If you do not meet the requirements to pursue your CIC, consider the Associate – Infection Prevention and Control

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