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Carol Vance BSN, RN, CIC
Infection Prevention Manager
Occupational Health Manager
HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital Belleville

Carol Vance BSN, RN, CIC is the manager of the Infection Prevention and Employee Health at HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital located in Belville IL. Ms. Vance has 14 years of nursing experience in the areas of critical care, infection prevention, diabetes education and kidney transplant. She won the APIC Hero Award in 2015 for her program to decrease Central line Associated Infections and Catheter Associated Urinary tract infections. She has also presented at the 42nd and 43rd APIC Annual Conference. Carol received her BSN and RN with a minor in Human Resource Management from California State University Long Beach.

Ms. Vance received certification in Infection Control and is working on an MSN with emphasis in Leadership from Webster University. She currently serves on APIC's National Education Committee, and is the president elect for local APIC Board for the Greater St. Louis.