Payal K. Patel, MD, MPH; Kyle J. Popovich, MD, MS; Sue Collier, MSN, RN; Shelby Lassiter, BSN, RN, CPHQ; Lona Mody, MD, MSc; Jessica M. Ameling, MPH; Jennifer Meddings, MD, MSc
Disclaimer: The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not represent the official position of the CDC, the American Hospital Association, or the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Acknowledgment: The authors thank the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) Health Care-Associated Infection team, as well as the National Program Team and all members of the CDC STRIVE collaborative.
Financial Support: Dr. Meddings's effort was partially funded by concurrent support from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) (K08 HS19767).
Disclosures: Dr. Patel, Dr. Mody, Ms. Ameling, and Dr. Meddings report a CDC contract with HRET, which subcontracted with the University of Michigan to support faculty/staff effort for this contract, during the conduct of the study. Dr. Popovich reports personal fees from the CDC contract with the HRET during the conduct of the study. Ms. Collier and Ms. Lassiter report a CDC contract with HRET during the conduct of the study. Dr. Mody also reports grants from the National Institutes of Health and AHRQ and product donation from Sage and GoJo outside the submitted work. Dr. Meddings also reports an AHRQ K08 grant during the conduct of the study; employment by the University of Michigan Medical School (Michigan Medicine), VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, and the Center for Clinical Management Research; being an investigator on an AHRQ contract with HRET; and receipt of honoraria for presentations from various professional and nonprofit organizations and QuantiaMD outside the submitted work. In addition, Dr. Meddings' research involves development of products to improve patient safety by reducing hospital-acquired complications, and her team has a provisional patent involving one of these products (US20180339133A1). She has no associations with any companies or manufacturers, has no ownership in a commercial entity, and receives no royalties. Authors not named here have disclosed no conflicts of interest. Disclosures can also be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M18-3531.
Editors' Disclosures: Christine Laine, MD, MPH, Editor in Chief, reports that her spouse has stock options/holdings with Targeted Diagnostics and Therapeutics. Darren B. Taichman, MD, PhD, Executive Editor, reports that he has no financial relationships or interests to disclose. Cynthia D. Mulrow, MD, MSc, Senior Deputy Editor, reports that she has no relationships or interests to disclose. Jaya K. Rao, MD, MHS, Deputy Editor, reports that she has stock holdings/options in Eli Lilly and Pfizer. Catharine B. Stack, PhD, MS, Deputy Editor, Statistics, reports that she has stock holdings in Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, and Colgate-Palmolive. Christina C. Wee, MD, MPH, Deputy Editor, reports employment with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Sankey V. Williams, MD, Deputy Editor, reports that he has no financial relationships or interests to disclose. Yu-Xiao Yang, MD, MSCE, Deputy Editor, reports that he has no financial relationships or interest to disclose.
Corresponding Author: Payal K. Patel, MD, MPH, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, 111-I, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105; e-mail, email@example.com.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Patel: Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, 111-I, 2215 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.
Dr. Mody: Division of Geriatric and Palliative Care Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, 300 North Ingalls Road, Room 914, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.
Dr. Popovich: Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, 600 South Paulina, Suite 143, Chicago, IL 60612.
Ms. Ameling: University of Michigan Department of Internal Medicine, 2800 Plymouth Road, NCRC Building 16, Room 430W, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800.
Ms. Collier: North Carolina Healthcare Foundation, 2400 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27513.
Ms. Lassiter: Health Research & Educational Trust, American Hospital Association, 155 North Upper Wacker Drive, #400, Chicago, IL 60606.
Dr. Meddings: University of Michigan Department of Internal Medicine, 2800 Plymouth Road, Building 16, Room 430W, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: P.K. Patel, S. Collier, L. Mody, J.M. Ameling, J. Meddings.
Analysis and interpretation of the data: P.K. Patel.
Drafting of the article: P.K. Patel, L. Mody.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: P.K. Patel, K.J. Popovich, S. Collier, S. Lassiter, L. Mody, J.M. Ameling, J. Meddings.
Final approval of the article: P.K. Patel, K.J. Popovich, S. Collier, S. Lassiter, L. Mody, J.M. Ameling, J. Meddings.
Obtaining of funding: S. Collier.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: K.J. Popovich, S. Collier, J.M. Ameling.
Collection and assembly of data: L. Mody, J. Meddings.
Foundational elements of infection prevention in the STRIVE project.
The intended audience for all the foundational elements educational modules were infection prevention teams and frontline staff, including nurses and physicians. For the antimicrobial stewardship modules, the intended audience also included pharmacists; for the environmental cleaning modules, the audience also included environmental services. STRIVE = States Targeting Reduction in Infections via Engagement.
Example of foundational infection prevention tools provided to STRIVE hospitals: visual poster for hand hygiene.
This visual poster is available at www.cdc.gov/handhygiene/campaign/promotional.html (30). STRIVE = States Targeting Reduction in Infections via Engagement.
Example of foundational infection prevention tools provided to STRIVE hospitals: PPE visual tool for donning and doffing.
This visual tool is available at www.cdc.gov/hai/pdfs/ppe/ppe-sequence.pdf (38). PPE = personal protective equipment; STRIVE = States Targeting Reduction in Infections via Engagement.
Example of foundational infection prevention tools provided to STRIVE hospitals: visual poster for patient education about antimicrobial stewardship.
This visual poster is available at www.cdc.gov/antibiotic-use/community/materials-references/print-materials/index.html (55). STRIVE = States Targeting Reduction in Infections via Engagement.
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Patel PK, Popovich KJ, Collier S, et al. Foundational Elements of Infection Prevention in the STRIVE Curriculum. Ann Intern Med. 2019;171:S10–S15. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/M18-3531
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