Keeping patients safe from infection is everyone’s responsibility. From nurses to doctors, environmental services to the OR, everyone needs to know the top ways to prevent infections. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 1 in 25 hospitalized patients will contract a healthcare-associated infection (HAI), and about 75,000 of those patients will die. Download APIC’s infographic posters to help educate healthcare professionals and others learn how to stop the spread of infection.

We encourage you to download and print these free posters and share them with your healthcare facilities.

Top Ten Ways to
Protect Your Patients

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Keeping patients safe from infection is everyone’s responsibility. From nurses to doctors, environmental services to the OR, everyone needs to know the top ways to prevent infections. Share this poster with healthcare professionals to help educate them how to stop the spread of infection. Don’t forget to add your name and number to this poster, so they can contact the infection prevention department.

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Top Ten Ways to
Protect Your Residents

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Keeping residents safe from infection is everyone’s responsibility. From nurses to doctors, environmental services to CNAs, everyone needs to know the top ways to prevent infections. Share this poster with healthcare professionals to help educate them how to stop the spread of infection. Don’t forget to add your name and number to this poster, so they can contact the infection prevention department.

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Break the Chain of
Infection

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There are different germs and infections inside and outside of the healthcare setting. Despite the variety of viruses and bacteria, germs spread from person to person through a common series of events. To prevent germs from infecting more people, we must break the chain of infection. No matter the germ, there are six points where the chain can be broken and a germ can be stopped from infecting more people.

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We thank APIC’s Communications Committee for helping to develop these special infographic posters.

Copyright disclosure
The resources on the following pages are free to download and share. We encourage the use of our consumer resources for infection prevention education, provided that the information is not modified. Please attribute these resources to the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and include the links to additional resources (if applicable). If you have questions, please contact info@apic.org.