National Hand Washing Awareness Week is December 2nd through 8th. It's the perfect time to brush up on hand washing technique to avoid the spread of cold and flu.
Leslie O'Neill, Infection Preventionist, shares best practices for hand washing.
Leslie O'Neill, RN
Leslie O’Neill has been a Critical Care RN at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital for nearly 12 years. While infection prevention has been an element of her job for years, she became an Infection Preventionist 4 years ago, focusing on staff, patient, student and community education, and supporting prevention strategies including infection surveillance and investigation, identifying trends in infection rates, pathogens and antimicrobial resistance patterns. She is passionate about her job and the opportunity to support her hospital and her community in these important endeavors.