What’s New at APIC

APIC Partners with SHEA on Leadership Development Course: Dec. 7-9

Following the success of the 2018 event, the APIC/SHEA Joint Leadership Development Course will again be hosted this December in Arlington, VA. Leadership is a major domain within the APIC Competency Model for the Infection Preventionist, but opportunities to learn what competencies are required for executive leadership development and the associated skills are more difficult to find.
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APIC Partners with BD in Offering Basics of Infection Prevention and Control

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has launched an effort to educate industry partners in infection prevention and control (IPC) and held a recent training in partnership with BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), an APIC Strategic Partner, at its facility in Vernon Hills, Ill., on October 1 and 2.
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APIC Announces New APIC® Program of Distinction Designee

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital has earned the APIC® Program of Distinction designation for excellence in infection prevention and control (IPC). Learn more.

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APIC Offers New Bundled Learning Options

Get the most out of your training and development budget with APIC’s convenient and affordable learning bundles. We have taken our most popular products and combined them into powerful learning bundles.
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Publications

Prevention Strategist—Fall 2019

10/04/2019

Highlights:

  • Capitol Comments: CMS long-term care requirements: Are you ready?
  • From Data to Decisions: Analysis of qualitative data
  • Reexamining the risks for peripheral vascular access device infection
  • Using case studies to improve HAI surveillance
  • Understanding infection risk in the mouth

American Journal of Infection Control—December 2019

11/30/2019

Highlights:

  • A comparison of the incidence of midline catheter–associated bloodstream infections to that of central line–associated bloodstream infections in 5 acute care hospitals
  • Reinforcement of an infection control bundle targeting prevention practices for Clostridioides difficile in Veterans Health Administration nursing homes
  • Control of an outbreak of post-transplant cutaneous mucormycosis by removing the vehicle: An intervention study of contiguous cohorts
  • Factors influencing uptake of evidence-based antimicrobial prophylaxis guidelines for electrophysiology procedures
  • A retrospective review of tuberculosis exposure among health care workers in a tertiary hospital

Public Policy Updates

12/03/2019

CDC Offering Free Webinar on Dialysis Care

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12/03/2019

CDC Issues Alert about Legionella Risk from Hot Tub Displays

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12/03/2019

FDA Approves New Antibacterial Drug for cUTI

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