Nursing professor Irena Kennely discusses environmental hygiene in healthcare

Communicating the importance of environmental hygiene to healthcare workers

Infection Control Today: Studies prove that contaminated surfaces in healthcare facilities can add to the transmission of infectious pathogens, and that cleaning and disinfection is critical. “There is no debate as to the role that contaminated surfaces play in the transmission of MDROs in the healthcare delivery setting,” said Irena L. Kenneley, assistant professor at Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.