APIC Announcements

  • 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.

  • 12/06/2017

    Make Industry Perspectives part of your rounding routine!

    Need more information on best practices and product usage to keep patients safe? Check out Industry Perspectives online and follow them on Twitter using their handle @APICIPIPC.

  • 11/29/2017

    New online marketplace

    Our new upgraded marketplace offers a seamless, practical, shopping experience.  

  • 11/15/2017

    New APIC resource

    Keep up with the evolution of healthcare legislation with our new Government Affairs website and know when and how you need to act on important policy issues affecting your field. 

  • 10/26/2017

    Cast your ballot today

    It’s Election time! Online voting for the 2018 APIC Board of Directors and the Nominating and Awards Committee will close on Tuesday, November 7, at 11:59 p.m. ET.

  • 09/28/2017

    Nominate our profession’s finest by November 15

    APIC Awards and Scholarships recognize the work, commitment, achievements, and aspirations of our community. The 2018 submission period has been extended to November 15 and we can’t reward scholarships and awards without the involvement of APIC members...

  • 08/22/2017

    Infection prevention education for long-term care offered at 2017 Academy

    EPI® 101 for LTC is now offered at the 2017 APIC Infection Prevention Academy in San Antonio, TX. This two-day course on October 2-3 is a tailored version of the gold standard APIC EPI® courses and covers critical new regulatory requirements on infection prevention and control in LTC facilities.