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  •  APIC and CDC develop Quick Observation Tools to help prevent HAIs

    APIC and CDC develop Quick Observation Tools to help prevent HAIs

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  • APIC underscores the top ways to protect patients during IIPW

    APIC underscores the top ways to protect patients during IIPW

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What's new at APIC

  • Information on Acute Flaccid Myelitis

    You might have heard recently in the news about a polio-like illness that is cropping up across the United States. This illness is called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). To date, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been 219 reports of possible cases with 80 cases of AFM confirmed. The CDC also reports that there are 25 states with confirmed cases of AFM. The CDC has resources for clinicians as well as families on the signs, symptoms, and treatment of this illness.

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  • Certification: The Defining Difference

    APIC has launched its Certification: The Defining Difference campaign. This state-based legislative effort encourages new infection preventionists (IPs) to become certified in infection control. APIC is in the process of promoting this legislation in state legislatures. Learn more

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  • New IP recruitment video: Infection Preventionists Save Lives

    APIC recently introduced a new recruitment video that can be used by anyone to introduce students, interns, staff, and administrators to the infection preventionist role.

    We encourage you to share this in your organization and community and to let us know how you are using it to raise awareness about the role of the IP.

    The video is available on our YouTube channel and also by clicking the link below:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rPk9XhA700

    A special thanks to the University of Maryland Medical Center IPC team for their invaluable assistance in the production and filming of this video!

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  • Hurricane and flooding resources

    Access flood and hurricane infection prevention information

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Public Policy Updates

  • 11/1/2018

    CDC publishes new HAI prevalence study

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  • 10/24/2018

    CDC releases 2016 HAI progress report

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  • 10/24/2018

    FDA issues updated safety information for LivaNova 3T Heater-Cooler Systems

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