CMIP stands for “Certificate of Mastery in Infection Prevention” and is a rigorous three-phase certification program provided by the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE). This program provides graduates with the comprehensive ability to facilitate infection prevention care to all clinical environments. They are also taught the necessary tools to train cleaning staff on infection prevention, as well as how to audit and monitor a space's cleanliness.Read More
With so many amazing advances in medical care, there is no doubt that our society's health system is kicking butt, saving lives, and taking names each and every day.
With that being said, medical care can also come with it's own set of risks. A large concern that can oftentimes get glossed over is the heightened risk of contracting healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) during the course of a medical treatment.Read More
Did you know that 1 out of every 25 patients that stay in a healthcare facility will contract at least one infection during their hospital stay? That's just nasty. As frightening as that stat might be, rest assured that this issue can be overcome. One of the biggest factors in determining a facility's infection risk is their cleanliness. The first line of defense? The cleaning crew.Read More