What’s New at APIC

5 Second Rule – New Episode Available!

“A Mother’s Story: Why HAIs are Everyone’s Business,” features one mother’s compelling story when her son suffered from infections during his frequent hospitalizations.
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APIC Offers Exclusive Member Savings Program

APIC membership connects you with the largest network of infection preventionists and IPC education. Now APIC members also have access to exclusive savings from national and international retailers.
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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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Prevention Strategist—Fall 2019



  • 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



  • 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


FDA Approves MRSA Diagnostic Test

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CDC Offering Free Webinar on Dialysis Care

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CDC Issues Alert about Legionella Risk from Hot Tub Displays

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