Increasing staff compliance with hand hygiene - page 2

On my unit we have been conducting hand hygiene audits for several months now. Our compliance is only approx 65% every month. We have automatic hand sanitizing gel outside every pts room, and often... Read More

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    personally, I remind pts on admit that they can always ask if we washed our hands, and empower them by saying "I'll say yes i did, but let me regel/rewash my hands for you."
    A clever thing I saw once was having foam in the rooms and outside the doors. this way, I can foam once I'm in the room, and foam on my way out as I go to the hallway. remind people of the importance of reducing infection.
    I also saw a slogan one time of "MRSA is a PITA."

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