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Dela Cruz, Robyn GabrielPUBHTLH 195WProfessor Gideonse6 April 2021Review of Article - Outline and Article Analysis MatrixI. IntroductionA.Importance of research1.Home health care is delivered to a patient’s home by a healthcareprofessional2.COVID-19 pandemic has revealed difficulties of home health professionalsto achieve proper infection prevention and controlB. Objectives1.Main goal is to assess infection prevention policies and structure of homehealth agencies2.To provide a nationally- representative survey of infection prevention andcontrol of U.S. home health agenciesII. MethodsA. Sample1.Cross-sectional agency-level surveyB.Data Collection1.Occurred from November 9, 2018 through December 31, 20192.Total of 250 agencies3.Survey was available in paper and electronic4.Incentives were created to achieve completeness and speed ofcompletionC. Measures1.Final survey contentsi. Sections on infection prevention and control structureii. General and specific policiesiii. Collected personnel information such as education, clinical licensing,and infection prevention and control trainingD.Statistical analyses1.Surveys with 50% or more completed were included in analysis of data set2.To identify potential sampling and non-response bias, weightedfrequencies, means and standard deviations were used.

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Epidemiology, Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology

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