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IPAC Canada Products

IPAC Canada encourages members to become involved in projects that will further the advancement of infection prevention and control in Canada. For more information click here


IPAC Canada members can download the Audit Tookit, and informational DVDs from the Members Only area of the website. Click here.

IPAC Canada Infection Control Audit Toolkit

IPAC Canada audit tools are designed to support you to measure your success at moving best evidence into best practices in your organizations. The audit tools are available to IPAC Canada members to download AT NO CHARGE in the Members Area of the website. CD with or without links to online tools now available. Non-members may purchase non-interactive individual tools by contacting IPAC Canada (info@ipac-canada.org). 

Audit Tools Currently Available:

SECTION 1: OVERVIEW 
Introduction and Disclaimer
The Audit Process

SECTION 2: BASIC INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL AUDIT TOOLS
Hand Hygiene
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Routine Practices
Outbreak Management
Self-Audit Tool for ICPs

SECTION 3: AUDIT TOOLS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND EQUIPMENT
Animal Visitation and Pet Therapy 
Construction/Renovation and Maintenance
Environmental Cleaning
Equipment Reprocessing
Intravascular Catheters

SECTION 4: AUDIT TOOLS FOR SPECIFIC AREAS/DEPARTMENTS

Doctor’s Office/Ambulatory Clinic
Dentistry
Endoscopy 
Foot Care 
Hemodialysis
Home Care 
Hospice Settings 
Imaging 
Occupational Health and Safety 
Operating Room
Ophthalmology and Optometry
Perinatology
Pharmacy 
Prehospital Care
Respiratory Therapy

SECTION 5: ANNEXES and FORMS

For a detailed list of audit tools available, click here (Members Area).

Information and Order Form

 

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The Infection Control Toolkit: Infection Control in Emergencies and Disasters

Revised May 2014
The only disaster planning document that presents information specific to the key issues of infection control. Includes all the tools and materials necessary for surveillance, education, communication, laboratory, and management of personnel and patients are included. Handy forms, references, fact sheets, flowcharts, checklists, and samples provide the framework to interface with healthcare facilities and local public health preparedness plans. No other disaster planning document presents information specific to the key issues of infection control.

Samples from the Toolkit AND Order Form


Professional E-learning Curriculum

IPAC Canada has launched its Infection Prevention and Control Program for Front Line HealthCare Workers, new for 2018. This comprehensive English and French self-paced, online learning program is designed to help implement standardized infection prevention and control practices while reducing the number, duration and severity of infections in any healthcare setting. 

For more information click here

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Hand Hygiene E-Learning Modules

Stop Clean Your HandsInfection Prevention and Control Canada and Discovery Campus offer an online hand hygiene education module for healthcare workers and volunteers.  Please allow yourself 15 minutes to complete the training session.  You will receive a certificate of completion at the end. 

To access the free e-learning modules click here.

 

 

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