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What's new at APIC

  • May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day

    The World Health Organization's annual global call to action for health workers begins May 5. This year’s theme is “Fight antibiotic resistance—it's in your hands.” WHO urges the healthcare community to focus on the fight against antibiotic resistance in the context of hand hygiene and infection prevention and control programs. Learn more.

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  • Registration for the Infection Prevention Academy now open!

    The 2017 Academy takes place in San Antonio, TX the week of October 2 and offers top-level, hands-on novice training courses tailored to the acute or ambulatory care setting as well as an advanced course. NEW this year, a one-day certification prep course. 

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  • APIC & JCR release workbook to help healthcare professionals implement IPC programs

    To meet the needs of the ever-changing field of infection prevention, APIC, in partnership with Joint Commission Resources (JCR), has released The APIC/JCR Infection Prevention and Control Workbook, Third Edition. The APIC/JCR Workbook is designed to help infection preventionists (IPs) and their healthcare organizations implement evidence-based infection prevention and control (IPC) programs that can effectively reduce the risk of infection for patients, personnel, and visitors.

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  • APIC announces recipient of Graduate Student Award for infection prevention

    APIC today announced the recipient of the APIC Graduate Student Award (AGSA). An award of $5,000 was provided for a one-year period (January-December 2017). The recipient, Mary Jo Knobloch, MPH, received her degree from the University of Wisconsin (UW), School of Pharmacy, Social and Administrative Sciences, where she is pursuing her PhD. 

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Public Policy Updates

  • 5/23/2017

    NHSN update on CLABSI SIRs

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  • 5/3/2017

    CDC releases SSI Guidelines

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  • 4/18/2017

    CDC issues interim guidance for managing HCP exposure to Zika virus

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