Hospital Decolonization Toolkit

Step 1: What to Expect? (PDF) (DOC)

Step 2: How to Find Eligible Patients? (PDF) (DOC)

Step 3: Products & Protocols

  1. Products (PDF) (DOC)
  2. CHG Compatibility (PDF) (DOC)
  3. Protocol: Bed Bath With CHG Cloths (PDF) (DOC)
  4. Protocol: Bed Bath With CHG Liquid (PDF) (DOC)
  5. Protocol: Showering With CHG (PDF) (DOC)
  6. Protocol: Nasal Iodophor (PDF) (DOC)

Step 4: Staff Education & Training

  1. Paper or Computer Based Training (PDF) (PPT)
  2. Staff Post-Training Test and Answer Key: Basin Bed Bathing With CHG Liquid (PDF) (DOC)
  3. Staff Post-Training Test and Answer Key: CHG Cloths (PDF) (DOC)
  4. Physician and Staff Notification Flyer (PDF) (DOC)
  5. Staff Handouts for CHG Bathing/Showering (PDF) (PUB)
  6. Staff Handout for Basin Bed Bathing With CHG Liquid (PDF) (PUB)
  7. Staff Handout for Nasal Iodophor (PDF) (PUB)
  8. Staff Huddle Reminder Documents (PDF) (DOC)
  9. FAQ: General (PDF) (DOC)
  10. FAQ: Nasal Iodophor (PDF) (DOC)
  11. FAQ: CHG for Bathing (PDF) (DOC)
  12. FAQ: Wound Care (PDF) (DOC)
  13. FAQ: Do and Don’t (PDF) (DOC)

Step 5: Patient Education & Training

  1. Patient Handout for CHG Bed Bath (PDF) (PUB)
  2. Patient Handout for CHG Shower (PDF) (PUB)
  3. Patient Handout for Nasal Iodophor (PDF) (PUB)
  4. Patient Talking Points: CHG (PDF) (DOC)
  5. Patient Talking Points: Iodophor (PDF) (DOC)
  6. Waterproof Shower Poster for Patients (PDF) (DOC)

Step 6: Skills Assessments and Compliance Checks

  1. CHG Cloth Skills Assessment Checklist (PDF) (DOC)
  2. CHG Liquid Bed Bath Skills Assessment Checklist (PDF) (DOC)
  3. Patient Self-Showering Assessment Checklist (PDF) (DOC)
  4. Patient Self-Bed Bath Assessment Checklist (PDF) (DOC)

Step 7: Safety and Side Effects

  1. Safety and Side Effects (PDF) (DOC)
  2. Side Effect Tracking Form (PDF) (DOC)