APIC collaborates with Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality on Ebola PPE web training
Ebola preparedness survey: Media materials
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HHS, APIC, and SHEA honor 2014 Partnership in Prevention Award recipient for healthcare-associated infection prevention
Washington, DC, November 21, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) today recognized the University of Vermont Medical Center with the 2014 Partnership in Prevention Award for achieving sustainable improvements toward eliminating healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).
Results of APIC election
Congratulations to APIC's newly elected 2015 officers, directors, and new members of the Nominating and Awards Committee.
Infection preventionist blog from Sierra Leone
APIC Communications Committee Chair Carol McLay, DrPH, RN, CIC, is currently volunteering in Sierra Leone to assist in the Ebola infection prevention and control effort. She has started a blog to document her experience there. Read it here.
APIC opposes mandatory quarantines for healthcare personnel returning from Ebola care in West Africa
APIC issued a media statement in which it opposed mandatory quarantines that have been imposed by three states for healthcare workers returning from Ebola care in West Africa.
American Journal of Infection Control—November 2014
- Developing a model to assess optimum infection control workforce in acute care settings
- A multifactorial action plan improves hand hygiene adherence and significantly reduces central line–associated bloodstream infections
- Attributable costs of central line–associated bloodstream infections in a pediatric hematology/oncology population
- Method for investigating nursing behaviors related to isolation care