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.
® Intensive courses in 2017 has been announced! This novice-level course, designed 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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Child care personnel properly clean their hands less than a quarter of the times they are supposed to, according to a study published in the December issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official journal of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).
The World Health Organization (WHO) released the "Global Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection." These new guidelines include 29 concrete recommendations to address the spread of infections and avoid superbugs that account for more than 400,000 extra hospital days and place patients at risk. Infection preventionists are encouraged to become familiar with the recommendations in these guidelines. Learn more.