Respiratory Therapist Hand Hygiene Education

Join the ADVANCE clean hands campaign with health care facilities all over the globe that are making the commitment to initiate employee hand hygiene programs in their respiratory care departments.

We are following the lead of the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and urging respiratory therapists to wash their hands throughout the day, especially before and after touching a patient to stop the potential spread of infections and diseases.

ADVANCE joins the call to action with a video that showcases proper hand washing technique and features experts at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore who break down the technique step by step. Click here to watch the respiratory therapy hand hygiene video.

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Post your copy of the free “10 Steps for Proper Hospital Hand Washing Technique” chart near sinks, patient rooms and waiting areas.

Remind RTs to wash their hands with these two free hand washing reminder posters:

Wanted: Clean Hands! Saving Lives Is Your Reward

Fight Germs! Wash Your Hands