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  • The home healthcare frontier: new study explores nurses’ knowledge and attitudes toward infection control

    The home healthcare frontier: new study explores nurses’ knowledge and attitudes toward infection control

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  • Stem S. aureus transmission in the OR

    Stem S. aureus transmission in the OR

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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. 

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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

  • 12/14/2018

    NIOSH clarifies policy on facial hair and respiratory protective devices

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  • 12/14/2018

    Important NHSN updates

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  • 12/10/2018

    National Academies report on reusable elastomerics in healthcare

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