Younger patients constitute half of hospital-acquired pneumonia cases, most of which originate outside of the ICU, study finds
Nursing homes can prevent infections through performance improvement collaboratives
What's new at APIC
Next stops—Little Rock, Kansas City, and Atlanta
The EPI® and ASC Intensive programs teach you what you need to know about infection prevention for your practice setting. Class size is limited to encourage interactive learning, group discussions...
New! Program of Distinction—designation of excellence
The APIC® Program of Distinction confers a designation of excellence to acute care facilities and health systems for infection prevention and control programs that meet a set of high-level standards.
APIC 2018--A must-attend event
The 45th Annual Conference takes place June 13-15 in Minneapolis. This is the one time of year where thousands of healthcare professionals from around the world gather to advance their network and learn about evidence-based advances in infection prevention. Here is your chance to...
Forms & Checklists for Infection Prevention, Volume 2 now available!
Your new go-to resource for patient care policies, department policies, occupational health, construction and renovation, and long-term care key IPC reporting activities.
Prevention Strategist—Winter 2017
The Leadership issue
- Capitol Comments: Certification—the new expectation for IPs (Open access)
- Becoming an APIC Fellow (Open access)
- CMS mandates water management programs in healthcare facilities (Open access)
- Getting from the starting point to the finish line: Project management skills for IPs
- Making the business case: A financial primer for IPs (Open access)
- Talking to the C-suite: How to convert infection prevention words into C-suite language
American Journal of Infection Control—December 2017
- A national collaborative approach to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections in nursing homes: A qualitative assessment
- Hand hygiene: Attitudes and practices of nurses, a comparison between 2007 and 2015
- Cost-benefit analysis of different air change rates in an operating room environment
- Wearing long sleeves while prepping a patient in the operating room decreases airborne contaminants
- Barriers and facilitators to Clostridium difficile infection prevention: A nursing perspective