New CDC Vital Signs report focuses on antibiotic use in hospitals
One in five US health facilities doesn't put hand sanitizer everywhere needed to prevent infections, study from WHO and Columbia Nursing finds
What's new at APIC
APIC partners on fellowship opportunity in reducing hospital-acquired infections
A unique new fellowship opportunity gives emerging leaders and their organizations what they need for lasting improvement to occur.
Infection Prevention Training Courses - Baltimore in March
There is still time to register for the March EPI 101, ASC, and EPI 201 courses to be held in Baltimore Maryland. These foundational courses are essential if you want to bring best practices to your facility.
APIC 2014 session descriptions now available
Session descriptions and speakers for APIC 2014 can now be found through the online Program Planner. In addition, you can download the Conference Preview that highlights the educational opportunities at the June conference in Anaheim, CA.
APIC publishes new guide for infection prevention in long-term care facilities
To help long-term care facilities create and implement comprehensive infection prevention programs, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has published the Infection Preventionist’s Guide to Long-Term Care.
Prevention Strategist—Spring 2014
Cover story: Top 10 operating room questions answered by experts
- APIC 2014 opening plenary preview
- Focus on LTC/behavioral health outbreaks
- Environmental cleaning toolkit
- Improving hand hygiene: State of play and challenges for U.S. hospitals
On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI supplement—Spring 2014
Public Policy Updates
CDC budget seeks funding for core actions needed to address antibiotic resistance
APIC submits comments to FDA on judicious use of antimicrobials in animals
APIC submits comments on draft HICPAC SSI guidelines