There are many lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, with one of them being the need to go back to the basics of infection control. Cleaning and Disinfection of the environment are critical components of a well-rounded environment of care and infection control program. Novel disinfection technologies can improve the efficiency and efficacy of disinfection efforts when used in coordination with normal manual disinfection methods.
- Discuss the need for a holistic approach to cleaning and disinfection in healthcare settings
- Review the current evidence-based clinical recommendations for disinfection of the complex healthcare environment
- Discuss how to leverage novel disinfection technologies to meet high-risk disinfection needs