To address the shortage of Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) Live, a drug used in treatment of bladder cancer, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has issued interim infection control guidance permitting providers to treat multiple patients from the same single-use vial of BCG.
New courses from the CDC are part of a free curriculum that includes over 40 training modules designed to address both the technical and foundational elements of healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention.
New recommendations aim to improve patient safety by establishing infection control practices specific to OR anesthesia care.
A recent study has identified that transmission of hepatitis is possible even when using sterile needles and syringes. MLMIC encourages all medical professionals to remain vigilant with use of proper technique for the administration of injectable medications.