Routine Practices and Additional Precautions for Preventing the Transmission of Infection in Healthcare Settings 
Created By: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
May 2012

Routine Practices and Additional Precautions Assessment and Educational Tools
Created By: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
2012

Routine Practices and Additional Precautions In All Health Care Settings
Created by: Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC)
Third Revision: November 2012

IPC in Specific Settings

Best Practices for Infection Prevention and Control in Perinatology
Created By: Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC)
2012

The following also contain information on infection control in perinatology:

Infection Prevention and Control in the Dental Office
Created By: Royal College of Dental Surgeons in Ontario
2010

Guidelines for Personal Service Establishments
Created by: BC Ministry of Health
Revised 2014

Urinary Tract Infections

Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)

Guide to the Elimination of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs): Developing and Applying Facility-Based Prevention Interventions in Acute and Long-Term Care Settings
Created by: APIC
2008

The US Center for Disease Control has guidelines and other resources:
 – CAUTI Guidelines (2009)
 – CAUTI Guidelines – update (2015)
 – FAQ One-pager

UTIs in Long-Term Care

AMMI-Canada has resources on Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Long-Term Care Residents 

Public Health Ontario has a suite of resources for UTIs in Long-Term Care

You can view this Powerpoint presentation given by Dr. Jen Grant at the IPAC-BC Education Day 2016

Wound Guidelines

Guideline: Wound Bed Preparation for Healable and Non-Healable Wounds in Adults and Children
Created by: British Columbia Provincial Nursing Skin and Wound Committee
Created by: the British Columbia Provincial Nursing Skin and Wound Committee in collaboration with PICNet and Wound Clinicians from all BC Health Authorities
Revised June 2015

Procedure: Swab for Culture and Susceptibility in Suspected Wound Infection
Created by: British Columbia Provincial Nursing Skin and Wound Committee
Created by: the British Columbia Provincial Nursing Skin and Wound Committee in collaboration with PICNet and Wound Clinicians from all BC Health Authorities
Revised June 2015

Respirators

Single Use Respirators and Fit Testing Equivalency
Created By: WorkSafe BC
April 2011

IPC Programs

Essential Resourcs for Effective Infection Prevention and Control Programs: A Matter of Patient Safety: A Discussion Paper
Created By: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
July 2010

Other Infection Control Guidelines

Best Practices for Surveillance of Health Care-associated Infections in Patient and Resident Populations, 3rd edition
Created By: Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC)
July 2014

Infection prevention and control in health care for preparedness and response to outbreaks
Created By: World Health Organization (WHO)
April 2011

Communicable Disease Control Manual
Created By: British Columbia Centre For Disease Control (BCCDC)
April 2011; updated regularly online

Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Measles Outbreaks in Canada
Created By: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
2012

Infection Prevention and Control Guideline for Flexible Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Flexible Bronchoscopy
Created By: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
June 2010

The Public Health Agency of Canada has information on many different types of infections on its Infectious Diseases web pages.

HealthLinkBC Files 
HealthLinkBC Files are easy-to-understand fact sheets on a range of public health and safety topics, including infections such as Campylobacter, Chicken pox, E.Coli, Influenza, Hepatitis A B and C, HIV, HPV, Measles, Mumps, Norovirus, Pertussis, TB, and more.

World Health Organization – Infection Control Guidelines by Topic
Created By: World Health Organization (WHO)
April 2011

Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines – Critical Appraisal Tool Kit
Created by: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
February 2015
This tool kit has been developed for the critical appraisal of scientific literature. A Guideline Development Group can utilize this tool kit to promote consistency in the appraisal of a body of evidence, grading the evidence and developing recommendations from them.