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—November 2019

10/31/2019

Highlights:

  • Syndrome-specific versus prospective audit and feedback interventions for reducing use of broad-spectrum antimicrobial agents
  • Perceptions of Patients, Healthcare Workers, and Environmental Services Staff Regarding Ultraviolet Light Room Decontamination Devices
  • Risk factors for endemic Acinetobacter Baumannii colonization: A case–case study
  • Readability of influenza information online: Implications for consumer health
  • Standing orders program of pneumococcal vaccination for hospitalized elderly patients in Hong Kong: A cost-effectiveness analysis

Public Policy Updates

09/19/2019

Luminex Discontinues Zika Diagnostic Device

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09/19/2019

KRS Global Biotechnology Recalls All Products

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09/19/2019

Updated Guidance on Solid Waste Management

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