Infection control


MRTs must be aware of and follow infection control procedures at their facility, and use routine practices* to minimize the risk of infection to patients


Importance of infection control
Routine practices
Additional precautions
Facility-level precautions
Communication and education


* “Routine practices” is the term currently in use with the Public Health Agency of Canada. Some MRTs may be more familiar with the terms: “Standard precautions” or “Universal precautions”. All three terms refer to the same practices.

Validation Date

December 2019