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  • Study suggests handwashing compliance in child care facilities is insufficient

    Study suggests handwashing compliance in child care facilities is insufficient

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  • WHO releases surgical site infection guidelines

    WHO releases surgical site infection guidelines

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What's new at APIC

  • 2017 EPI® Intensive courses in Reno and Atlanta now open for registration

    The schedule for EPI® Intensive courses in 2017 has been announced! This novice-level coursedesigned for infection preventionists with 1-3 years of experience, provides intensive fundamental infection prevention training for healthcare professionals working in different practice settings.

     

     

     

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  • APIC 2017 Call for Abstracts: Six weeks left

    Get published! APIC 2017 Call for Abstracts closes in six weeks

    APIC 2017 is an opportunity to present your research at the premier infection prevention event of the year, hosting more than 4,000 healthcare professionals from around the world. The call is open through December 15, 2016.

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  • New “Do’s and Don’ts” of gloves flier

    APIC added another flier to it's "Do's and Don'ts" infographic series with its latest: Do's and Don'ts for wearing gloves in healthcare settings. There are many types of gloves used in healthcare settings. APIC has developed this flier to help healthcare providers learn the proper ways and uses for this personal protective equipment. We encourage you to download these free fliers and share them with your healthcare facilities. Download this infographic.

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  • International Infection Prevention Week

    This year International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) is October 16–22, and the theme is “Break the Chain of Infection.” APIC wants spread the message about how the public and healthcare professionals can help “Break the Chain of Infection” in healthcare settings and in the community. Learn more!

     

    • Register for the free webinar at 10 a.m. ET on Tuesday, October 18, with the CDC featuring Dr. Benjamin Parks with an introduction from APIC President-Elect Linda Greene, RN, MPS, CIC, FAPIC.

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More Recent Announcements

Public Policy Updates

  • 11/22/2016

    FDA updates information about AERs

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  • 11/22/2016

    AHRQ releases technical brief on patient safety in ambulatory settings

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  • 11/22/2016

    CDC provides guidance regarding Zika Virus

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