Priority 21 from the Healthcare Associated Infections Project
|UNCERTAINTY: How can we improve the resources available to healthcare professionals , volunteers, and cleaners and improve their knowledge and training for better identification, prevention, and treatment of HCAI? (Priority 21)
|JLA question ID
|Better identification, prevention, and treatment of HCAI will result in better patient outcomes and decreased healthcare resource use. However, there is significant uncertainty about how best to achieve this.
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this project
|Original uncertainty examples
|The confidence of healthcare professionals (resources, knowledge, training) is vital in the understanding, identification and treatment of HCAIs. ~ How does training of health care workers, cleaners, volunteers, everyone in infection control influence the rates of HCAI. ~ What training are cleaners given in relation to cleaning mops and cloths?
|2 x Healthcare professionals, 1 x Miscellaneous
|Project unique ID
|Healthcare Associated Infections
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this project.
|259 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|28 February 2019