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Quality Management

  • Describes quality management in infection control
  • Explains outbreak management and follow up
  • Provides detailed tables of Lornadoone infection-control quality plan 2003 and various audit tables for infection control
  • Defines differing infections and lists their symptoms

This chapter explains and examines the three expected quality related outcomes of continuous improvement, regulatory compliance, education, staff developments and how to achieve these constantly.

Contents include

  • Achieving quality in care
  • Quality management in infection control
  • Outbreak management and follow up
  • Documented quality management
  • Classification of infections
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Author / Editor Biographies

Kevin J. Kendall is an experienced practitioner in infection prevention and control. Having originally trained as a general nurse and midwife, Kevin's involvement in infection prevention and control has spanned more than 17 years, and his expertise in this field has been sought by hospitals, community health centres, medical practices, extended-care facilities, and child-care centres. He has worked with many health professionals and aged-care staff on program assessment, development and review; environmental safety matters; compliance with standards; and education and training programs. Kevin ...

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