The Goal for an Infection Control Program
Break the "Chain of Infection" by consistently practicing protocols that prevent the infectious
agent from moving from one host to another, eliminating the potential for cross-contamination.
Sterilization procedures are very important to any healthcare facility. These are a part of basic care and handling of patients. Patients are teeming with microbes, and any healthcare facility that sees a large number of patients a day has an inherent potential for spreading infectious germs between patients and staff, through contaminated instruments and surfaces. These can be greatly minimized by following proper infection control procedures