Alberta Health sets expectations that CARNA and all health professional regulatory bodies provide professional leadership and education among members to improve infection prevention and control.
RNs are encouraged to review Alberta Health's documents and are expected to adhere to standards that are applicable to their practice. There are four infection prevention and control standards currently in effect:
User handbook for medical device reprocessing in community health
care settings (March 2014)
This reference includes checklists and tools to assist with medical device reprocessing planning, implementation and monitoring for the community setting workplace. Available at Shopcsa.ca and to AHS employees at Knowledge Resources Services.