Tag Archives: Infection control in the Audiology Clinic

What are Work Practice Controls & How Do I Create Them?

Work practice controls are profession-specific, written procedures that outline how audiology-related services will be executed in a manner consistent with minimizing the potential spread of disease or cross-contamination.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires facilities providing patient care services to have and … Continue reading

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The Infection Control Garbage Term

When asked by a colleague whether or not something needs to be “sanitized” prior to reuse in the audiology or hearing aid clinic, I often stop and think, “Is this a trick question?” The verb “sanitize” may be defined as “to … Continue reading

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