Public Health Nursing Practice Manual
Acute Communicable Disease: Outbreak in a Healthcare Facility
Standard of Practice
Complete investigation forms:
Submit interim reports as needed until case is closed.
Submit final report within 10 days of closure or timeframe agreed upon in consultation with PHNS.
Document in the NPMS:
Complete the Consumer/Community Service module and file hard copy of form in the medical record.
Evaluate client satisfaction:
Give client satisfaction form to the facility/agency representative for completion and submission in a pre- addressed, stamped envelope.
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