University Hospital Brooklyn Infection Control

Welcome to the University Hospital of Brooklyn Infection Control Website
Mission Statement Administrative Staff Friendly Reminder
This Website provides access information and Guidelines through Policies & Procedures for the Services provided by the Infection Control Department of University Hospital of Brooklyn

George Allen, Ph.D., CIC, CNOR
Director, Infection Control & HIV Counseling & Education Programs
Michael Augenbraun, MD
Director, Dept of Epidemiology, Hospital Epidemiologist

Useful Links Exposure Control Plan Policies

Infection Control Policy Information
Section-1 Introduction
Section-2 Universal Precautions
Section-3 Category-Specific Isolation Precautions
Section-4 Isolation Initiation and Termination
Section-5 Isolation Techniques
Section-6 Contact Precautions Isolation
Section-7 Droplet Isolation Precaution
Section-8 Hand Hygiene Products
Section-9 Bed Bugs
Section-10 Influenza Vaccination
Section-11 TB Control Plan/Airborne/Respiratory Isolation
Section-12 Isolation Modification
Section-13 OBS/Newborn Isolation Precautions
Section-14 Patient Placement Guidelines
Section-15A Urinary Bladder Catheterization
Section-15B I.V. Lines (Insertion and Care)
Section-15C Tracheostomy Care
Section-15D Antiseptics and Hand Washing and Gloves
Section-15E OPA Disinfection and Sterilization
Section-15F Skin Prep (minor surgical procedures)
Section-15H Care and Use of Thermometers
Section-15J Blood Culture Inoculation Protocol
Section-15K Disinfection of Endoscopes
Section-15L Infection Control in the Emergency Department
Section-15M Commode Cleaning
Section-15N Cleaning Blood Pressure Cuffs
Section-16A Anesthesiology
Section-16AA EEG Lab
Section-16B Nursing Services
Section-16BB Admitting Department
Section-16C Hemodialysis Units
Section-16CC Psychiatry
Section-16D Food Services
Section-16DD Peritoneal Dialysis Unit
Section-16E Newborn Nurseries
Section-16EE EKG Department
Section-16F Obstetrical Service
Section-16FF Hypertransfusion Unit
Section-16G Outpatient Department
Section-16GG Scientific Medical Instrumentation
Section-16H Clinical Laboratories
Section-16HH Public Safety Officers
Section-16I Pharmacy
Section-16II Care of AIDS Patients
Section-16J Rehabilitation
Section-16JJ Tissue Typing
Section-16K Radiology
Section-16KK Daycare Center
Section-16L Respiratory Therapy
Section-16LL Social Work Department
Section-16M Critical Care Areas CCU
Section-16M2 Critical Care Areas C/T ICU
Section-16M3 Critical Care Areas NS 33
Section-16M4 Critical Care Areaa NICU
Section-16MM Medical Service
Section-16N Recovery Room
Section-16NN Surgical Service
Section-16O Pediatric Intensive Unit
Section-16OO Radiation Oncology
Section-16P Operating Room
Section-16PP Cardiac Transplantation Program
Section-16Q Transplantation Unit
Section-16QQ Chemotherapy / Bone Marrow Transplant
Section-16R Pediatrics
Section-16RR Liver Transplantation Program
Section-16S Anatomical Pathology Service
Section-16SS High Risk Communicable Disease Response Plan
Section-16T Oncology Service
Section-16TT Cardiac Cath Lab
Section-16UU PIRR
Section-16U Volunteer Services
Section-16V Inservice Education (Nursing)
Section-16W Dermatology Treatment Room
Section-16X Pulmonary Function Lab
Section-16Y G.I. Exam Unit
Section-16Z Neurosurgery
Section-17 Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Section-17A Central Sterile Supply
Section-17B Facilities and Development Management
Section-17C Housekeeping
Section-17D Linen
Section-18 Classification of Infections
Section-19 Infection Reports
Section-20 Health Service
Section-21 Infection Control Committee
Section-21A Infection Control Program
Section-21B Quality Assurance
Section-21C Investigation of an Outbreak or Exposure