Cambridge University Press: CDC Infection Control Assessment and Response Tool

Updated: Jan 19

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).

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