NPSF Goal 7

National Patient Safety Goal 7:

Reduce the risk of health care-associated infections.

Requirement 7A: Comply with current CDC hand hygiene guidelines. Note: This requirement is scored at standard at IC.4.10 EP 2.

Requirement 7B: Manage as sentinel events all identified cases of unanticipated death or major permanent loss of function associated with health care-associated infections.