Clean Solutions: Prioritizing Infection Prevention & Safety in Laundry Practices

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COURSE DESCRIPTION: This continuing education course will provide an overview of healthcare textiles and the healthcare laundry process, with a focus on identifying and minimizing linen contamination risks. The module will walk the learner through the healthcare laundry process, from soil sorting to washing, to patient use.

EXPERT INSTRUCTORS: Gregory Gicewicz and Melissa Travis

Gregory Gicewicz is CEO of Compliance Shark, LLC.

Missy Travis, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC, is principal consultant of IP&C Consulting.


  1. Define the fundamentals of healthcare linen handling across the spectrum of healthcare service delivery.
  2. Describe the role of linen handling and processing as it relates to infection prevention, healthcare operations, and finance.
  3. Detect potential hazards associated with non-compliant linen processes.
  4. Develop a successful linen handling program.