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South Carolina infection control professional to be honored for distinguished service
Connie Steed, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC, corporate director, Infection Prevention Department, Greenville Health System, will receive the 2018 President’s Distinguished Service Award from the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). The award, which will be presented at APIC’s 45th Annual Conference, June 13-15, in Minneapolis, Minnesota is given to an individual who has made major contributions to the profession of infection prevention and control (IPC) through service within APIC.
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare Vice President receives APIC’s Healthcare Administrator Award
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has named Cindy Barnard, PhD, MBA, MSJS, vice president of quality for Northwestern Memorial HealthCare in Chicago, Illinois, the recipient of the Healthcare Administrator Award. The award, which will be presented at APIC’s 45th Annual Conference, June 13-15, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, recognizes the pivotal role that healthcare leaders play in establishing an organizational culture that enables and supports infection prevention and control (IPC) efforts.
Thomas Jefferson University nursing professor receives APIC’s Distinguished Scientist Award
Mary Lou Manning, PhD, CRNP, CIC, FAAN, FSHEA, FAPIC, Professor at the Thomas Jefferson University College of Nursing in Philadelphia, will receive the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). Given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the science of infection prevention and control (IPC) as determined by the APIC Research Committee, the award will be presented at APIC’s 45th Annual Conference, June 13-15, in Minneapolis.
APIC honors West Virginia infection prevention expert with its highest award
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announced that Teresa “Terrie” Lee, RN, MS, MPH, CIC, FAPIC, Director of Infection Prevention and Employee Health at Charleston Area Medical Center, will receive the prestigious Carole DeMille Achievement Award for her innovative contributions and exceptional leadership in infection control. The award, which will be presented during the opening session at APIC’s 45th Annual Conference, June 13-15 in Minneapolis, is given annually to an infection preventionist who best exemplifies the ideals of Carole DeMille, a pioneer in the field of infection prevention and control.
American Journal of Infection Control—June 2018
- Googling your hand hygiene data: Using Google Forms, Google Sheets, and R to collect and automate analysis of hand hygiene compliance monitoring
- Determinants of urinary catheter removal practices in the pediatric intensive care unit: A survey
- The National Healthcare Safety Network Long-term Care Facility Component early reporting experience: January 2013-December 2015
- Assessment of test methods for evaluating effectiveness of cleaning flexible endoscopes
- Nosocomial outbreaks caused by Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Results of a systematic review