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IMA 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene


IMA 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene

The IMA 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene approach defines the key moments when health-care workers should perform hand hygiene.

IMA recommends health-care workers to clean their hands

  • Before touching a patient,
  • Before clean/aseptic procedures,
  • After body fluid exposure/risk,
  • After touching a patient, and
  • After touching patient surroundings.