Table of Contents: Healthcare Epidemiology

The policies in this section describe policies, practice standards and operations for various UTMB Departments and areas of operation.
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Healthcare Epidemiology
01.01 - Authority Statement for the Department of Healthare Epidemiology
01.02 - Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
01.03 - Care and Maintenance of Ice Machines and Portable Ice Carts
01.04 - Care and Monitoring of Refrigerators and Freezers
01.05 - Cleaning Sterilization & High-Level Disinfection of Pt Care Equipment & Medical Devices
01.06 - Delivery of Food Trays
01.07 - Disposable Patient Care Items
01.08 - Employee Furlough Due to Occupational Exposure to Infectious
01.09 - Employee Health Center Communicable Disease Control
01.10 - Endoscopes
01.11 - Evacuation of Laser Plume
01.12 - Expiration Dates for Sterile Items
01.13 - Guidelines for Handling Linen
01.14 - Hand Hygiene for all HCWs
01.15 - Hospital Visitation
01.16 - Infection Control Plan for Admission of Patients with Viral He
01.17 - Influenza Vaccination
01.18 - Intravascular Devices and Infusion Systems
01.19 - Isolation
01.20 - Laundry Facilities Usage in Patient Care Areas
01.21 - Monitoring of Sterilizers
01.22 - Patient Lift Equipment Slings and Antifriction Slidesheets
01.23 - Postmortem Care of Isolation Patients
01.24 - Preparation of Enteral Feedings Adult and Pediatric
01.25 - Proper Use of Scrub Suits and Dresses
01.26 - Reporting and Notification of Emergency Personnel Peace Off
01.27 - Reporting Communicable Diseases to the Health Department
01.28 - Measles, Mumps and Rubella Immunity Program
01.29 - Shoe Covers
01.30 - Storage of Dirty Clean and Sterile Supplies
01.31 - Transportation of Patients with an Infection or Communicable
01.32 - Exposure Control Plan
01.33 - Use of Thermometers
01.34 - Varicella Zoster Virus Infection Control Program
01.35 - Animal Assisted Therapy
01.36 - Toys Dolls and Teaching Aids
01.37 - Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
01.38 - Hospital Construction Renovation and Demolition
01.39 - Safe Use of Gels for Ultrasound
01.40 - Pneumonia Prevention
01.41 - Prevention and Control of Carbapenemase Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections
01.42 - Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Control Plan
01.43 - Prevention and Control of Clostridium difficile Infections
01.44 - Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Norovirus Infections
01.45 - Pertussis_Infection_Control_Program
01.46 Prevention of Urinary Tract Infection
01.47 - Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections
01.48 Bloodborne pathogens exposure to UTMB patients and visitors
01.49 Fit-Testing Healthcare Workers who use N-95 Respirators (Masks)
01.50 Scrub the Hub_121610
02.01 - Anesthesiology
02.02 - Blocker Burn Unit
02.04 - Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
02.05 - Intensive Care Units
02.06 - Dialysis
02.07 - Education Lab Training Center CPR Manikin Training
02.08 - EEG and Evoked Potentials
02.09 - Environmental Services
02.10 - Facilities Operations & Maintenance
02.11 - Food & Nutrition Services
02.12 Ophthalmology
02.13 - Heart Station
02.15 - Labor & Delivery
02.16 - Parvovirus B-19 Exposures
02.17 - Linen Services
02.18 - ISCU and Newborn Nursery
02.19 - Nuclear Medicine
02.20 - Oral Surgery Clinic
02.21 - Pathology Patient Services
02.22 - Pharmacy
02.24 - Pulmonary Care Services
02.25 - Radiology Services
02.26 - Radiation Therapy
02.27 - Rehabilitation Services
02.29 - Care Management
02.30 - UTMB Outpatient Clinics
03.0 - Activation of the Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Preparedness Plan
03.01 - Screening Policy for Persons with Possible Emerging Infectious Disease (EID)
03.02 - Isolation of Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) or a Possible EID
03.03 - Transportation of Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) or a Possible EID
03.04 - Imaging Studies for Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease
03.05 - Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) Protocol for Pediatrics
03.06 - Admission of Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) to the Hospital
03.07 - Visitation Policy for EID Patients
03.08 - Protection During the Conduct of High Risk Respiratory Procedures in Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID)
03.09 - Post Exposure Monitoring of UTMB Employees for an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID)
03.10 - Communication on Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIDs) Between the Department of Healthcare Epidemiology and the Galveston County Health District
03.11 - Communication with the Media and the Public About an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID)
03.12 -Environmental and Equipment Cleaning and Disinfection in Rooms with Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID)
03.13 - Detection and Disposition of Outpatients with a Suspected Emerging Infectious Disease (EID)
03.14 - Processing Equipment and Instruments Contaminated by an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Agent in the Sterile Processing Department
03.15 Laundry Protocol for Washing Linens Contaminated with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Ag
03.16 - Protection Against an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) in the Dietary Service
03.17 - Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines for Handling and Processing Specimens Associated with Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIDs)
03.18 - Investigation and Management of Incidents of Unprotected Exposure to Cases of an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID)
03.19 - Preparation and Transport of Deceased Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID)
03.20 - Pharmacy Services for Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) or a Possible EID
03.21 - Infection Control for Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIDs) in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Hospital. doc
03.22 - Protection of Maintenance Personnel from an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID)
03.23 - Medical Care for Patients with an Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) on J9D, J9B and J10B
03.24 - Infection Control for Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIDs) in Labor and Delivery and in Nurseries

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