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Descriptor in English: Infection Control Practitioners
Descriptor in Spanish: Profesionales para Control de Infecciones
Descriptor in Portuguese: Profissionais Controladores de Infecções
Descriptor in French: Hygiénistes en établissement de santé
Entry term(s): Infection Control Practitioner
Practitioner, Infection Control
Practitioners, Infection Control
Tree number(s): M01.526.485.490
N02.360.490
Scope note: Physicians or other qualified individuals responsible for implementing and overseeing the policies and procedures followed by a health care facility to reduce the risk of infection to patients and staff.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 91
DeCS UI: 28993
Descriptor UI: D016357
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/05/29
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Infection Control Practitioners - Preferred
Concept UI M0025014
Scope note Physicians or other qualified individuals responsible for implementing and overseeing the policies and procedures followed by a health care facility to reduce the risk of infection to patients and staff.
Preferred term Infection Control Practitioners
Entry term(s) Infection Control Practitioner
Practitioner, Infection Control
Practitioners, Infection Control



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