Current Situation and Issues of Infection Care in China: National Level Measures
As medical reform deepens, nosocomial infection has become a critical public health concern globally. This paper explains the organizational structure and responsibilities of infection prevention and control in China, the role of nursing staff in infection control and prevention, the status of infection control specialist nurses, and discusses China’s response to sudden infectious diseases through the example of new crown pneumonia, its control and prevention. It summarizes the status of infection care in promoting infection control development and ensuring patient safety in China.
Nosocomial infection, Prevention and control, Organizational structure, Nursing, National policy
揚州市第三人民病院 副主任看護師 孟秀鳳
揚州市第三人民病院 主任看護師 周明芬
泰州職業技術学院 王 燕
Status and Measures of Nursing for Nosocomial Infections in China
Nosocomial infection is a global public health concern, and an integral part of the nursing practice. Nursing staff play a critical role in implementing and managing nosocomial infection. This article introduces characteristics, advantages, and problems of managing nosocomial infection in China. Thoughts and suggestions were put forward on this basis.
Nosocomial infection, Nursing, Current status, Measures
Nosocomial Infection Control System and the Role of Nurses in Chinese Medical Institutions
This article’s foreword introduces the three-tier organizational structure, work responsibilities, assessment and training, management goals, quality assurance, and continuous improvement in Chinese hospital infection nursing management.
Nosocomial infection, Three-tier organizational structure, Infection nursing
Current Situation and Issues in Japanese Infectious Diseases Nursing: Clinical Field and Community Health Collaboration for Tuberculosis Control and Care
Although the number of tuberculosis（TB）cases is continuously decreasing in Japan, it remains as the most important infectious disease. A few of the most important public health actions in TB control and care are contact investigations to find those who are infected with TB, provide prophylaxis for them, and eventually prevent the spread of infection via patient support, including completion of their TB treatment. This paper describes the current situation and issues in nursing for infectious diseases from the perspective of TB control and care in Japan.
Japan, Tuberculosis, Infectious Disease Nursing, Collaboration, Community Health
Status and Issues of Infection Nursing in Japan: Knowledge and Hospital Practices
Infection control nurses（ICNs）in Japan are certified by the Japanese Nursing Association, which uses theoretical approaches to educate staff and help patients and their families take preventive action against infection. During the COVID-19 pandemic, they developed a system that rapidly accepted COVID-19 patients. In such a time, it was challenging to evaluate the quality of infection control measures and improve the practical capability of ICNs.
Certified Nurse in Infection Control, Infection Nursing, COVID-19
笹川生 in China