The following is a published journal article concerning research performed by Dr. Buffy Lloyd-Krejci and colleagues. The Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) tool was developed by the CDC following the 2014 Ebola outbreak. Over a 3-year period, the CDC dispensed Funding: to all public health divisions in all 50 states to implement and promote the ICAR. The ICAR was developed as a self-assessment tool to evaluate policies, competencies, and practices across healthcare settings. The primary aim of the tool and associated Funding: was to guide quality improvement activities by addressing the identified gaps in infection prevention (IP).
Click here to read the full article: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/infection-control-and-hospital-epidemiology/article/assessing-policies-versus-practices-utilizing-the-cdc-infection-control-assessment-and-response-tool/88FF8B5C74115C7024B91851C9B45F43