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W21C Patient Safety Podcast

This podcast is about patient safety and quality improvement in healthcare, and is produced with the support of W21C - a research and innovation centre in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, Canada. Please visit and to reach us. Email

Apr 26, 2013

In this episode Dr John Conly discusses hand hygiene as an effective means of preventing the transmission of germs.

After listening to this podcast listeners will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between hand washing and hand hygiene 
  • Explain the importance of hand hygiene using real life scenarios
  • Provide possible techniques for improving hand hygiene

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