Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Program
The ICAR is a CDC-funded program focused on supporting state-driven efforts to assess and improve infection prevention practices and guide quality improvement activities. The assessments are completely voluntary and non-punative.
The following tools are used by state health departments for infection prevention assessments. These tools may also be used by healthcare facilities to conduct internal quality improvement assessments.
- Infection Control Assessment Tool for Acute Care Hospitals
- Infection Control Assessment Tool for Long Term Care Facilities
- Infection Control Assessment Tool for Outpatient Settings
- Infection Control Assessment Tool for Dialysis Facilities
Acute Care Hospitals:
Acute Healthcare Facility Coordinator
Long Term Care & Dialysis Facilities:
Healthcare Facilities Assessment Coordinator
Outpatient Healthcare Assessment Coordinator
Page last updated: May 19, 2017