What’s New at APIC

Highlights from #APIC2019

Relive the excitement from APIC’s 46th Annual Conference — or see what you missed (and plan to join us next year)! We’ve put together a highlight video that captures some of the great moments from Philadelphia. Watch it now and then pre-register for APIC 2020.
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AN IP’s Guide to Twitter

Have you been wanting to brush up on your social media skills before you arrive in Philadelphia for Annual Conference? Well now’s your chance. APIC’s Communications Committee Chair, Angela Vassallo provides a Twitter 101 and outlines the top ways social media can benefit IPs in this 2015 Prevention Strategist article. For more tips and tricks, don’t miss “Getting — and Staying — Social at #APIC2019” on Wednesday, June 12 in the APIC Live area of the Exhibit Hall in Philadelphia. 

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APIC invites individuals to apply for the position of AJIC Editor

APIC invites individuals to apply for the position of Editor for the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC).

Dr. Elaine Larson is retiring on December 31, 2019. Transition of the editorship will occur over a 2-3 month period with the new editor assuming full duties of editorship on January 1, 2020. The successful candidate(s) for the position of Editor will be able to articulate a clear vision and strategic plan for AJIC as part of the application process.

Deadline for applications is May 15, 2019. For more information on the position description, criteria, and application process, please visit this link.

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New IP recruitment video: Infection Preventionists Save Lives

APIC recently introduced a new recruitment video that can be used by anyone to introduce students, interns, staff, and administrators to the infection preventionist role.

We encourage you to share this in your organization and community and to let us know how you are using it to raise awareness about the role of the IP.

The video is available on our YouTube channel and also by clicking the link below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rPk9XhA700

A special thanks to the University of Maryland Medical Center IPC team for their invaluable assistance in the production and filming of this video!

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Spotlight

Publications

Prevention Strategist—Spring 2019

04/30/2019

Highlights:

  • Capitol Comments: Is there something different about 2019?
  • Accreditation Focus Series: Teach them well—Education sterilization techs toward competency
  • Innovative program expands IP workforce
  • Diagnostic stewardship in the era of sensitive molecular laboratory tests
  • APIC Consensus Conference: Crafting a shared vision of the future of the infection preventionist

American Journal of Infection Control—June 2019

04/30/2019

Public Policy Updates

05/31/2019

Finding Your Voice: Advocating for IPC

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05/31/2019

Pharm D Solutions Recalls Sterile Products

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05/31/2019

FDA Authorizes Marketing of Diagnostic Test for Zika Antibodies

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