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  • Empowering patients effectively improves physician hand hygiene

    Empowering patients effectively improves physician hand hygiene

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  • Failures in stethoscope hygiene can lead to patient infections

    Failures in stethoscope hygiene can lead to patient infections

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  • Elaine Larson honored as 'Living Legend'

    Elaine Larson, PhD, RN, CIC, FAAN, FAPIC, received the highly acclaimed designation of Living Legend from the American Academy of Nursing. One of five individuals deemed exceptionally accomplished in nursing and healthcare over the course of their careers, Dr. Larson will officially receive the Academy's highest honor at a special ceremony during its policy conference in Washington, D.C. in October. 

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  • What IPs need to know about the SSI Guideline

    In May 2017, the CDC released its “Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection” to provide new and updated evidence-based recommendations for the prevention of SSI. Read “What the infection preventionist needs to know,” by Michael Anne Preas, Lyndsay O’Hara, and Kerri Thom, for a succinct and timely overview of what’s new in the guideline and what you need to know.

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  • Ready-made social media posts for you to share

    Are you looking for a way to contribute to the #infectionprevention conversation on social media? Do you need relevant posts to share with your followers? Are you looking for fresh content for your newsfeeds to raise your infection prevention profile? APIC has created a new webpage to house the social media posts and resources you need! All you have to do is copy, paste, and post!

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  • International Infection Prevention Week 2017

    International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) will be here before you know it! APIC is busy creating resources and materials to help you celebrate IIPW this year! In the meantime, here is the current information we have available. Please check back periodically or follow APIC on Facebook and Twitter for the most up-to-date content.
     
    When is IIPW? October 15-21, 2017
    What is the theme? Antibiotic Resistance
    Will there be an updated toolkit? Yes! It will be available at the end of August. Look for updates in eNews

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Public Policy Updates

  • 8/15/2017

    B. cepacia contamination causes expanded recall

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  • 8/15/2017

    FDA warns against Atlantic Pharmacy sterile products

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  • 8/7/2017

    August 15 - Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Webinar

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