Resources for veterinary teams for building infection control, prevention and biosecurity protocols.
Veterinary Practice Biosecurity Tracker As the saying goes, “we treasure what we measure.” By using this simple tracker, your team will be able to measure your progress towards optimal infection disease control in your hospital by tracking which tactics you have fully, partially or not yet implemented .
Objectives of the AAHA 2018 Infection Control, Prevention, and Biosecurity Guidelines.
The transmission of microorganisms can be divided into the following five main routes: direct contact, fomites, aerosol (airborne), oral (ingestion), and vectorborne.
The hierarchy of controls concept , often used to address measures taken to reduce workplace hazards, is useful when considering infection control strategies in veterinary settings .
Every veterinary practice should have a documented ICPB program . At a minimum, this should be a collection of agreed-upon basic infection control practices and accompanying SOPs, growing into a formal manual incorporating specific staff education and training, client education, surveillance, and compliance programs.
Sequence for donning and doffing PPE.
CSR questions for a veterinary practice when making an appointment.
Sample protocol for performing a necropsy in a veterinary practice.
Overview of PPE protection in a veterinary practice.