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PDI Teams Up And "Champions" The Fight Against Hospital Acquired Infections

Orangeburg, NY (PRWEB) Could 28, 2009

Continuing in its mission to prevent hospital acquired infections (HAIs), Skilled Disposables International, Inc. (PDI), will fund and collaborate with the following sector leaders Association for Specialists in Infection Manage and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC), and Secure Care Campaign, an advocacy group, to create "The Champion's Kit." Focusing on infection prevention, the kit is a resource tool to assist the Infection Preventionist in educating the hospital/facility staff and C-Suite on proper infection prevention techniques and solutions. Educating these Champions of Infection Prevention will assist the hospital/facility reach their objective of zero HAIs.

PDI Senior Director of Advertising and marketing Joann Reilly says, "We are pleased to assistance APIC as PDI is committed to fighting the spread of deadly infections and reducing cross-contamination worldwide." Included in the kit will be a speedy start off/facilitators guide for the Infection Preventionist, five motivational posters (English/Spanish), productive case research on hand hygiene, surface disinfection and skin antisepsis, a resource guide and a motivational video from Protected Care Campaign founder Victoria Nahum, who lost a kid from a hospital acquired infection. As element of the system, PDI will sponsor the initial run of 20,000 kits and distribute them at APIC 2009, June 6 - 11 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. They will also be distributed to APIC members who do not attend APIC 2009 and healthcare executives at numerous speaking engagements.

This plan is in addition to PDI's ongoing infection prevention efforts. The company's PIT Crew, or "Stopping Infections With each other," was introduced in 2007 and focuses on instruction healthcare workers in the newest products and infection prevention methods on surface disinfection, hand hygiene and skin antisepsis.

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