APIC Announcements

  • 06/06/2018

    South Carolina infection control professional to be honored for distinguished service

    Connie Steed, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC, corporate director, Infection Prevention Department, Greenville Health System, will receive the 2018 President’s Distinguished Service Award from the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). The award, which will be presented at APIC’s 45th Annual Conference, June 13-15, in Minneapolis, Minnesota is given to an individual who has made major contributions to the profession of infection prevention and control (IPC) through service within APIC.

  • 06/06/2018

    Northwestern Memorial HealthCare Vice President receives APIC’s Healthcare Administrator Award

    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has named Cindy Barnard, PhD, MBA, MSJS, vice president of quality for Northwestern Memorial HealthCare in Chicago, Illinois, the recipient of the Healthcare Administrator Award. The award, which will be presented at APIC’s 45th Annual Conference, June 13-15, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, recognizes the pivotal role that healthcare leaders play in establishing an organizational culture that enables and supports infection prevention and control (IPC) efforts.

  • 06/05/2018

    Thomas Jefferson University nursing professor receives APIC’s Distinguished Scientist Award

    Mary Lou Manning, PhD, CRNP, CIC, FAAN, FSHEA, FAPIC, Professor at the Thomas Jefferson University College of Nursing in Philadelphia, will receive the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). Given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the science of infection prevention and control (IPC) as determined by the APIC Research Committee, the award will be presented at APIC’s 45th Annual Conference, June 13-15, in Minneapolis. 

  • 06/05/2018

    APIC honors West Virginia infection prevention expert with its highest award

    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announced that Teresa “Terrie” Lee, RN, MS, MPH, CIC, FAPIC, Director of Infection Prevention and Employee Health at Charleston Area Medical Center, will receive the prestigious Carole DeMille Achievement Award for her innovative contributions and exceptional leadership in infection control. The award, which will be presented during the opening session at APIC’s 45th Annual Conference, June 13-15 in Minneapolis, is given annually to an infection preventionist who best exemplifies the ideals of Carole DeMille, a pioneer in the field of infection prevention and control.

  • 05/25/2018

    APIC Text Online: New coverage on C. difficile

    A subscription to APIC Text Online provides instant access to 123 chapters of regularly updated guidelines, regulations, clinical standards, research, and best practices. In the newly updated Clostridium difficile chapter...

  • 05/25/2018

    Comply with federal and state regulations

    2018 Infection Prevention Academy
    October 1-7 in Detroit, MI

    This annual event offers expert instruction for the acute, ambulatory, and long-term care practice settings, professional networking with hundreds of attendees, the opportunity to visit an exhibit hall of select industry leaders, and a one-day certification preparatory course. Attend to get the tools you need to shape an effective infection prevention program...

  • 05/24/2018

    New! Online EPI® Education Series

    The EPI 101 and 102 online series provides foundational training for novice practitioners on IPC fundamentals (microbiology 101; cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization; surveillance and regulatory compliance). These online courses provide...

  • 05/24/2018

    Hear your colleagues share what APIC membership means to them

    APIC membership connects you with the benefits, resources, and networks that address your on-the-job challenges and keeps you at the forefront of infection prevention and control. Watch this short video...

  • 04/26/2018

    Joint statement on ear and hair covering

    In February 2018, APIC President, Janet Haas, APIC Immediate Past President, Linda Greene, and APIC CEO, Katrina Crist, participated in a collaborative meeting involving seven national organizations representing surgery, nursing, anesthesia, infection prevention, and patient safety. The purpose of the meeting was to better understand the basis for hair and ear covering recommendations in nationally accepted guidelines, particularly the CDC Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) and Association for peri-Operative Registered Nurses (AORN) guidelines. 

  • 04/25/2018

    Research webinar series (member-only benefit)

    Promoting and facilitating the development of scientific research to prevent infection is one of the five goals in APIC’s Strategic Plan 2020. To support this objective, APIC has organized the Research Education Series exclusively for APIC members. Tthe five-part on-demand webinar series...

  • 04/04/2018

    APIC announces recipient of Graduate Student Award for infection prevention

  • 03/05/2018

    Updated guide to clinically important bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses

    The newly updated Ready Reference for Microbes, 4th edition is now available. This handy spiral-bound reference describes clinically important bacteria, fungi, parasites, viruses, and...

  • 02/21/2018

    Next stops for EPI® and ASC Intensives

    The EPI® and ASC Intensive programs teach you what you need to know about infection prevention for your practice setting. Class size is limited to encourage interactive learning, group discussions...

  • 02/20/2018

    APIC member benefit: Proficient Practitioner Bridge

    APIC’s newest professional development resource for members! Based on the May 2012 AJIC article on APIC's Competency Model, the Proficient Practitioner Bridge is a self-assessment...

  • 02/16/2018

    Don't Miss APIC 2018!

    Online Program Planner, Registration, and Conference Housing. 

    Sponsorship and Exhibitor Information.

  • 01/03/2018

    Forms & Checklists for Infection Prevention, Volume 2 now available!

    Your new go-to resource for patient care policies, department policies, occupational health, construction and renovation, and long-term care key IPC reporting activities.

  • 01/02/2018

    New! Program of Distinction—designation of excellence

    The APIC® Program of Distinction confers a designation of excellence to acute care facilities and health systems for infection prevention and control programs that meet a set of high-level standards. 

  • 01/02/2018

    Join the ranks of other exemplary IPs

    Becoming a Fellow of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (FAPIC) recognizes advanced knowledge and practice of infection prevention and control. The application period for the 2018 APIC Fellows program is open through March 31. Designation as a Fellow of APIC not only recognizes your advanced knowledge and practice of infection prevention, it...

  • 12/14/2017

    APIC 2018--A must-attend event

    The 45th Annual Conference takes place June 13-15 in Minneapolis. This is the one time of year where thousands of healthcare professionals from around the world gather to advance their network and learn about evidence-based advances in infection prevention. Here is your chance to... 

  • 12/07/2017

    AJIC: Call for articles

    The Editorial Office of the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) invites APIC members to submit manuscripts for consideration in this journal. New authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts and can be provided a mentor from the editorial board to assist with the process.