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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Redesigning Hand Hygiene Interactions A human factors approach to improving hand hygiene compliance in the medical surgery unit Fact s Hand hygiene compliance is a necessary practice in healthcare settings. Clinical researchhas come to the consensus that correctly performed hand hygiene is the #1 behavior thatprevents the spread of healthcare associated infections. About 200,000-400,000 people dieas a result of hospital associatedinfections & other medical errorseach year. 1 in every 20 patients admittedto a hospital contract an infection Root Cause Redesig n The 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene Compliance The World Health Organization describes the proper hand sanitizing moments in a patient room Before clinical examination Wound dressing Drawing andmanipulati ngblood Helping a patientmove around Changing bed linen The placement of warning labels and prompts in locations specifiedby the WHOs 5 moments for hand hygiene, may help circumvent someof the cognitive failures (memory, workload, etc.) associated with noncomplianceconcerning standard hand hygiene protocols.This will demonstrate that the integration of warning controls into a nurses naturalworkflow will lead to hand hygiene compliance, thus, reducing performance errorssuch as memory failure, environmental limitations, workload, the personal perceptionof dirt, and incorrect decision making. Hospital acquired infections arethe leading cause of preventablefatalities in the US. As auditing data and recording practicesbecome more reliable thesefigures increase... PRIORITIZATI ON INCONVENIEN CE TIME CONSTRAINTS ACCOUNTABILI TY LACK OF REMINDERS NO REINFORCEMENTS 440,000 patients are afflicted yearly POOR MODELING Warning labels designed for the medicalsurgery unit and sterile medical packaging Label 1. To be placed on corridors, at bedside, and sterile surfaces Label 2. To be placed on medical packaging Margaret Galeon, User Experience Specialist
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