Prevention of nosocomial infections


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Legal basis, professional guidance and organization of services for preventing nosocomial infections:
• Organization of health care institutions, prevention and control of nosocomial infections
• Legislation and documentation
• Organization of services for the prevention of infections associated with health care
Nosocomial infections:
• Separation of colonization, contamination and infection
• The most important agents of nosocomial infections
• Emergence of nosocomial infections and risk factors
• Transmission methods
• Problems of multiple resistant bacteria

• Water and food infections
• Laboratory infections and prevention

• Environment and nosocomial infections
• Epidemic disease outside institutions and prevention of outbreaks in health care facilities
• Health care professionals as a source of infection
• Protecting healthcare professionals from infections at workplace
• Nosocomial infections in specific groups of patients (newborns, elderly persons, immunosuppressive patients, patients with burns, post-transplant patients)
• Nosocomial infections of various anatomical systems (urinary tract infections, gastrointestinal, CNS, respiratory)
• Nosocomial infections linked with medical interventions (endoscopy, surgical wounds, intravenous catheters, urinary catheter, eye surgery)
• Prevention of transmission of tuberculosis germs in health care facilities
• Nosocomial infections in intensive care units and haemodialysis