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APIC Announcements

  • 02/16/2017

    EPI Intensive course now open in Richmond, VA and seven other states

    Novice IPs can learn what they need to know in just four days with EPI Intensive. Registration is now open in eight course locations: Richmond, VA; Des Moines, IA (closes February 17); New Orleans, LA; Fresno, CA;  Indianapolis, IN; Albany, NY; Milwaukee, WI; and Oahu, HI.

  • 02/15/2017

    The workbook you need to assess your current system

    The APIC/JCR Infection Prevention and Control Workbook, Third Edition is now in stock! This updated bestseller provides the tools you need to assess the risk and effectiveness of your current system, implement...

  • 02/14/2017

    APIC MegaSurvey provides foundational data about infection prevention profession

    Results from the APIC MegaSurvey, the largest-ever survey of the infection prevention workforce, describe the core activities and competencies of infection preventionists (IPs). The first in a series of articles based on the survey findings was recently published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC).

  • 02/13/2017

    APIC announces recipients of Heroes Implementation Research Scholar Award program

    APIC announces the 2017-2018 recipients of the Heroes Implementation Research Scholar Award program. Two $40,000 awards were granted for a 15-month project period (January 1, 2017 to March 30, 2018.) The recipients are: Eileen Carter, PhD, RN, and Misha Huang, MD.

  • 02/06/2017

    New York State infection prevention expert to serve as 2017 APIC president

    Linda R. Greene, RN, MPS, CIC, FAPIC, infection prevention manager at Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York, will serve as 2017 president of the APIC. “We are pleased that Linda will lead our association as 2017 president,” said APIC Chief Executive Officer Katrina Crist, MBA, CAE. 

  • 02/02/2017

    Apply now to become a Fellow of APIC

    Exclusively for APIC members! We are now accepting applications through March 31 for exemplary infection preventionists to apply for Fellow of APIC status. FAPIC is a distinction of honor for IPs who are not only advanced practitioners of infection prevention practice, but also leaders within the field.

  • 12/19/2016

    New! APIC Public Policy Agenda

    To prepare for incoming state and federal policymakers taking office next year, APIC has developed a comprehensive public policy agenda to assist infection preventionists in their advocacy activities. The agenda provides members with...

    Advocacy Toolkit 

  • 12/06/2016

    It is all about IP competency!

    APIC is pleased to announce the launch of a new member resource, Industry Perspectives. This new website is designed to help expand access to information and research that accompany industry products and services, and increase IP competency. 

  • 12/06/2016

    Registration and housing now open for APIC 2017

    Portland, here we come! Registration and hotel blocks are now open for the 44th Annual Conference, June 14-16 in Portland, Oregon—the infection prevention event of the year. Join us!

  • 11/18/2016

    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.

     

     

     

  • 11/01/2016

    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.

  • 10/26/2016

    Heroes Implementation Research Scholar Award Program--apply by November 21

    The Heroes Implementation Research Scholar Award supports research that advances infection prevention through implementation science. Two awards of up to $40,000 each will be granted for a project period from January 1, 2017 to March 30, 2018. 

    The primary goals of this scholarship program are to...

  • 10/07/2016

    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.

  • 10/04/2016

    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.
  • 09/26/2016

    APIC Graduate Student Award--Apply by November 30

    The APIC Graduate Student Award (AGSA) supports research that advances infection prevention and evidence-based implementation science and provides a total of $5,000 for project costs.

  • 08/04/2016

    Fall Infection Prevention Academy: Register early through August 15

    Early registration is extended through August 15 for fall Infection Prevention Academy in Orlando, Sept. 12-17. The Academy offers top-level, hands-on training with the benefit of a conference experience—professional networking, an exhibit hall, and the APIC store onsite with special discounts.

  • 07/28/2016

    Virtual program: Build competency in the use and application of your data (9/12–10/24)

    The upcoming Effectively Using Data Virtual Learning Lab will teach you how to make use of the data you gather, whether integrating NHSN into a comprehensive data management approach, using data to assess and monitor...

  • 07/27/2016

    Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist (newly revised)

    Developed for APIC members, the newly revised Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist now follows the CBIC 2015 Examination Content Outline. This tool outlines the tasks.......

  • 06/24/2016

    New statistics publication

    The highly anticipated Fundamental Statistics & Epidemiology in Infection Prevention publication provides a deeper understanding of basic statistics and epidemiology as they apply to infection prevention and control. 

  • 06/16/2016

    APIC 2017 Call for Presentations now open

    The APIC Annual Conference Committee invites proposals for presentations for the 2017 Annual Conference to be held Wednesday through Friday, June 14-16, 2017 in Portland, Oregon. All presentations must be submitted online and the deadline to submit is Friday, August 5, 2016. Learn more.