Infection Prevention Resource Center

Human Papillomavirus

Increasing knowledge of HPV and HPV vaccine through an educational documentary in PA Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection causing cervical, oropharyngeal cancers and genital warts. In the United States (U.S.), it is estimated that one in four individuals are…

Emergent Microbial Threats

CDC-approved strategies for nurses to perform risk migration According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is estimated that one out of every twenty-five hospitalized patients will contract a Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI). Each year HAI’s are a documented source of…

Containing MERS

Staff safety in hospitals is increasingly becoming a major focus of healthcare leadership. The Community Hospital, a 445-bed hospital in Northwest Indiana, had increasing concerns about safety in the Emergency Department. The department is over 5,0002 feet, with many walls and doors. A nurse could…

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