Hand Hygiene Auditor Educators (HAEs, previously called Gold Standard Auditors) are responsible for:
- conducting direct observational audits on healthcare workers hand hygiene compliance
- training others to become Hand Hygiene Auditors and Hand Hygiene Auditor Educators
- providing support to local Hand Hygiene Auditors and Hand Hygiene Auditor Educators
- supporting the implementation of the local hand hygiene program.
Hand Hygiene Auditor Educator Training Pathway
This pathway is for Hand Hygiene Auditors (HAs) who wish to become a Hand Hygiene Auditor Educator (HAE). Existing Gold Standard Auditors do not need to complete this training pathway.
The pathway builds upon the knowledge and skill set acquired as a Hand Hygiene Auditor and provides basic skills in adult education.
There is a prerequisite requirement to the pathway. Before commencing the Hand Hygiene Auditor Educator training, the learner must complete two consecutive years as a valid HA. This will equip the learner with the fundamental knowledge and skills in hand hygiene auditing.
For more information on how to enrol in and complete the HAE Training Pathway, please see the NHHI LMS User Guide - Hand Hygiene Auditor Educator Training Pathway.
The HAE training pathway includes: