hygiene in a health care setting


The procedures related to maintaining a hygienic environment within a health care setting such as hospitals and clinics. It can range from hand washing to cleaning and disinfection of medical equipment used and infection control methods.

Alternative label

  • hygiene in healthcare setting

  • hygiene procedures in hospitals or clinics

  • hygienic environment in healthcare

  • hospital hygiene

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • cross-sector skills and competences

Broader skills/competences

Essential skill/competence of

Optional skill/competence of



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