What’s New at APIC

ASC Intensive Certificate Program

APIC’s updated intensive course combines 4 days of in-person training with online pre- and post-course learning, all specialized for professionals who work in ambulatory surgery centers.
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5 Second Rule – New Episode Available!

“Outbreaks: Don’t Panic!” features insight from Virginia epidemiologists about how outbreaks are investigated and the ways in which public health is working to keep communities safe from infectious diseases.
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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 Offers Basics of IPC Course for Industry

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has launched an effort to educate industry partners in infection prevention and control (IPC). One of the first such trainings was held in partnership with BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), an APIC Strategic Partner, at its facility in Vernon Hills, Ill.
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Spotlight

Publications

Prevention Strategist—Winter 2019

01/02/2020

Highlights:

  • A dialogue with IPs about career growth and change
  • Navigating conflict in organizations: From prevention to healing
  • Ten steps to manage communicable disease exposure and outbreaks
  • Thirty years of antimicrobial stewardship

American Journal of Infection Control—February 2020

01/27/2020

Highlights:

  • Identifying best practices in electronic health record documentation to support interprofessional communication for the prevention of central line–associated bloodstream infections
  • Point-of-use filters for prevention of health care–acquired Legionnaires’ disease: Field evaluation of a new filter product and literature review
  • Effect of pulsed xenon ultraviolet disinfection on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus contamination of high-touch surfaces in a Japanese hospital
  • Assessment of a novel antimicrobial surface disinfectant on inert surfaces in the intensive care unit environment using ATP-bioluminesence assay
  • Comparative evaluation of operating room terminal cleaning by two methods: Focused multivector ultraviolet (FMUV) versus manual-chemical disinfection

Public Policy Updates

01/28/2020

CDC Webinar to Update Clinicians on Coronavirus

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01/21/2020

Novel Coronavirus Spreads Beyond China

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01/21/2020

NHSN Update Webinars

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