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  • <i>C. difficile</i> doubles hospital readmission rates, lengths of stay

    C. difficile doubles hospital readmission rates, lengths of stay

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  • Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist - now available

    Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist - now available

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What's new at APIC

  • APIC statement in support of the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

    Washington, DC, March 27, 2015—Today the Administration released a comprehensive plan that identifies critical actions to be taken by key Federal departments and agencies to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria outlines steps for implementing the National Strategy on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and addressing the policy recommendations of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) report on Combating Antibiotic Resistance

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  • APIC announces recipients of Heroes Implementation Research Scholar Award program

    Creating bridges between infection prevention and other disciplines

    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announces the 2015-2016 recipients of the Heroes Implementation Research Scholar Award program. Two awards of up to $50,000 each were granted for a project period from January 1, 2015 to March 30, 2016.

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  • APIC leaders speak out on importance of IP resources

    Both the Health Affairs blog (“How the Ebola crisis could help save 75,000 patients”) and Modern Healthcare (“Ebola focus may have hurt preparedness for other outbreaks”) featured articles recently quoting APIC leaders about the need for properly resourced infection prevention programs to effectively protect patients and healthcare workers from infection threats.

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  • Ebola and lessons learned: AC2015 opening keynote announced

    Join experts from the CDC, University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Texas at Dallas, and Trinity Health this June in Nashville to hear how the Ebola episode can convince leaders about the value of infection prevention preparedness. 

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Public Policy Updates

  • 3/30/2015

    APIC and SHEA submit testimony to Senate on funding infection prevention priorities

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  • 3/30/2015

    National plan to combat antibiotic resistance released

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  • 3/30/2015

    Duodenoscope maker issues new, validated reprocessing instructions

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