A rewarding speciality
These are challenging and changing times for infection control in Australia, write Cathryn Murphy and Deborough MacBeth.
Every day in Australia dedicated, specialised and skilled individuals working in a range of settings where health care is planned, delivered and evaluated strive to improve patient outcomes through the prevention of avoidable infections. The majority are nurses. They routinely work hand-in-hand with peers from the fields of medical microbiology, infectious diseases and epidemiology. Their work is challenging and it's changing. Infection control practitioners (ICPs) have one of the most interesting and rewarding jobs in healthcare. On a regular basis they ensure that relevant regulatory,...
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