Hand hygiene can lower mortality, antibiotic prescription rates in nursing homes
New patient guide on preventing HAIs
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APIC member benefit: Proficient Practitioner Bridge
APIC’s newest professional development resource for members! Based on the May 2012 AJIC article on APIC's Competency Model, the Proficient Practitioner Bridge is a self-assessment...
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New! Online EPI® Education Series
The EPI 101 and 102 online series provides foundational training for novice practitioners on IPC fundamentals (microbiology 101; cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization; surveillance and regulatory compliance). These online courses provide...
Next stops—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...
American Journal of Infection Control—February 2018
- Impact of a multicomponent hand hygiene–related intervention on the infectious risk in nursing homes: A cluster randomized trial
- Methods for computational disease surveillance in infection prevention and control: Statistical process control versus Twitter's anomaly and breakout detection algorithms
- Potential testing of reprocessing procedures by real-time polymerase chain reaction: A multicenter study of colonoscopy devices
- Validation of an electronic tool for flagging surgical site infections based on clinical practice patterns for triaging surveillance: Operational successes and barriers
- Assessing nurses' adherence to a central line maintenance care checklist on a pediatric inpatient unit