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School Facility Resources

Welcome to your resource page!

Here you can find resources applicable to school settings.

  • Each category’s resources are alphabetized.
  • There is a glossary of acronyms at the bottom of this page if you are unsure of the source or type of resource.

If you have questions, feel free to reach out us to be connected with an experienced Infection Preventionist.  You can reach us at (402)552-2881 or nebraskaicap@nebraskamed.com.

Looking for quick Respiratory Illness Resources?

NEW: Tips For School Health Screening: Implementation Tips During Respiratory Disease Outbreaks – tip sheet can be found on the main Nebraska Department of Education Health Services page – under Resources for School Nurseshttps://www.education.ne.gov/csss/school-health-education-and-services/#1662487050946-9d9b3e45-f22c

Also, check out or Pathogens of Interest Page! It contains resources for Influenza, RSV and COVID-19.

General Infection Prevention and Control Resources for the School Setting

NE ICAP Tools for Schools

Tips For School Health Screening: Implementation Tips During Respiratory Disease Outbreaks – tip sheet can be found on the main Nebraska Department of Education Health Services page – under Resources for School Nurseshttps://www.education.ne.gov/csss/school-health-education-and-services/#1662487050946-9d9b3e45-f22c

Disposal of Medical Waste and Sharps in Schools

NE ICAP: Table of Communicable Disease

HFMD one pager

HFMD one pager Spanish 

 

NICN Infection Prevention and Control in School Settings Online Courses

OSHA Exposure Control Plan Template

Influenza Prevention in Schools

Hand Hygiene in Schools

CDC Promote Clean Hands in Schools

Germ Smart Kids: How-To Handwashing Video

Healthy Schools Healthy People Website with Resources: https://www.healthyschoolshealthypeople.org/resources

Vaccine

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

CDC Tools for School Nurses

Resource Glossary:

  • AAMI: Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
  • APIC: Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
  • ASHRAE: American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
  • CAUTI: Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection
  • CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • CDI: Clostridiodes dificille Infection
  • CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • EPA: Environmental Protection Agency
  • FDA: Food and Drug Administration
  • HAI: Hospital Acquired Infection
  • HAN: Health Alert Network
  • HICPAC: Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
  • IAC: Immunization Action Coalition
  • MDRO: Multi Drug Resistant Organism
  • NEA: National Education Association
  • Ne ASAP: Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program
  • Ne DHHS: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  • Ne ICAP: Nebraska Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program
  • NETEC: National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center
  • NIOSH: National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
  • OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • PPE: Personal Protective Equipment
  • SHEA: Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
  • TJC: The Joint Commission
  • US DOL: United States Department of Labor
  • WHO: World Health Organization
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