NRS 451VN Week 3 Assignment, Executive Summary: This program is of such a beneficial and necessitated need because of the direct impact it will have on reducing infections and improving patient outcomes within our hospital. Hospital acquired infections first and foremost increase the risks to health for our patients. Acquiring infections while in the hospital is unnecessary and preventable. The risks associated with acquiring an infection while hospitalized increase patients stay. Which in turn puts them at more risk, costs more money, and in severe cases can cause death. “In 2011, roughly 722,000 patients had a HAI and around 75,000 of those patients died. Because a common mode of transmission is………….