Resources for veterinary teams
Building infection control, prevention, and biosecurity protocols
Use this self-assessment tool to track your progress toward optimal infection and disease control in your practice.
Protecting pets from hospital-acquired infections
This short video highlights five simple ways to improve your patient care and decrease the chance of transmitting diseases to the people and pets in your practice.
Assigning a staff member to champion the development of implementation of your infection control, prevention, and biosecurity program, is an important step to upping your game.
Print out this checklist for your staff to use when scheduling appointments or triaging potentially infectious in-coming patients.
It takes the whole team to keep the hospital clean and your patients safe. Here’s a short worksheet to help you determine roles and responsibilities.
These two quick-reference tables will guide you to select the appropriate disinfectant to kill common pathogens found in veterinary hospitals.
To effectively control and prevent the spread of disease in your hospital, it’s important to understand the various ways pathogens are transmitted. This handout will help introduce these concepts to your team.
During staff training and coaching on infection control expectations and protocols, pay attention to these common mistakes.
Be sure your staff can bust these myths!
This concise booklet shares compelling numbers that further emphasize the importance of ICPB in your practice.
How to clean an exam room:
How to clean a cage:
The Basic Guidelines to Judicious Therapeutic Use of Antimicrobials are designed to provide information to aid practicing companion animal veterinarians in choosing appropriate antimicrobial therapy to best serve their patients and to help minimize the development of antimicrobial resistance
Compendium of veterinary standard precautions for zoonotic disease prevention in veterinary personnel
Courtesy of the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians and the Veterinary Infection Control Committee – 2015.
Courtesy of the Canadian Committee on Antibiotic Resistance – 2008.
Courtesy of the Center for Food Security & Public Health.
Courtesy of the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health at the University of Iowa.
Many diseases can be spread to people from pets, but your veterinary healthcare team is trained in how to keep pets from contracting diseases in their hospital. Here are five ways you can decrease the risk of disease transmission at home so you can protect your pets and your human family members!
Share this handout with your clients to educate them on the risks of a raw-meat diet for their pets.
Client Education Brochures
Canine Influenza Virus