Mich. Admin. Code R. 325.45135 - Infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Rule 135.

(1) An applicant or licensee shall maintain written, evidence-based infection prevention and control policies and procedures that are appropriate for the services offered. These policies and procedures must be available in electronic or written format. These policies and procedures must represent the complexity of the healthcare provided and the characteristics of the patient population served.
(2) The policies and procedures for standard precautions must include, but are not limited to, all of the following:
(a) Hand hygiene.
(b) Use of personal protective equipment.
(c) Respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette.
(d) Safe injection practices.
(e) Safe handling of potentially contaminated equipment or surfaces in the patient environment, which for hospice agencies includes a private residence.
(3) The policies and procedures for transmission-based precautions must include, but are not limited to, all of the following:
(a) Contact precautions.
(b) Droplet precautions.
(c) Airborne precautions.
(d) Multi-route transmission-based precautions.
(4) The policies and procedures for a sanitary and functional environment must include, but are not limited to, all of the following:
(a) Cleaning and disinfecting environmental surfaces, floors, and furniture.
(b) Cleaning and disinfecting objects that are shared by patients, staff, and visitors.
(c) Disposal of regulated and non-regulated medical and non-medical waste.
(d) Screening for and management of patients infested with ectoparasites.
(e) With the exception of a hospice patients private residence, single use disposable hand towels must be used for hand hygiene. The use of a common-use hand towel is prohibited.

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Mich. Admin. Code R. 325.45135
2020 MR 4, Eff. 2/21/2020

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