AHRQ Hand Hygiene Observational Audits Data Tracking Tool and User Guide

AHRQ Hand Hygiene Observational Audits Data Tracking Tool and User Guide

The Hand Hygiene Observational Audit Tracking Tool and companion User Guide provide skilled nursing facilities an analytic tool to compile hand hygiene observational audit data to identify performance patterns and target improvement.

  • Hand-Hygiene-Observational-Audit-Tool (Excel, 474 KB)  
    This pre-programmed Excel workbook compiles hand hygiene observational data by individual, shift, position, location, and department to help staff regularly review opportunities for hand hygiene performance improvement. 
  • Hand Hygiene Observational Audit Tracking Tool User Guide (PDF, 1.2 MB)
    This guide gives nursing home staff detailed, step-by-step instructions with visuals to record, analyze, and review observational audit data using the Hand Hygiene Observational Audit Tracking Tool (Excel).

 

Questions?

Contact:

Laura Hofmann, MSN, RN – Director of Clinical and Nursing Facility Regulatory Services
c: 425-231-4804

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May 26, 2021