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Publications

Prevention Strategist

Translate science into practice with Prevention Strategist, APIC’s signature magazine. This quarterly publication provides members with evidence-based strategies and practical guidance from leading experts to help prevent infection.


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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Spring 2015</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Spring 2015

    3/26/2015

    Cover story: The Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist

    Highlights:

    • The Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist 
    • Trending bugs: Measles, enterovirus D68, and norovirus
    • Faculty Voices: Spotlight on education—APIC’s new Infection Prevention Academy 
    • Infection preventionists and the art of storytelling: APIC 2015 closing plenary sneak peek 

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Winter 2014</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Winter 2014

    12/19/2014

    Cover story: APIC’s ongoing Ebola response

    Highlights:

    • Ebola prevention in Sierra Leone—an IP’s story
    • Stolen syringes: How does a patient go into a hospital and come out with hepatitis C? 
    • 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene in the behavioral health setting: Can it be accomplished? 
    • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Guidelines
    • Access the 2014 Winter supplement: AHRQ Safety Program for Long-Term Care: CAUTI supplement

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  • <i>AHRQ Safety Program for Long-Term Care: CAUTI supplement—Winter 2014</i>

    AHRQ Safety Program for Long-Term Care: CAUTI supplement—Winter 2014

    12/18/2014

    This special supplement features the AHRQ Safety Program for Long-Term Care: CAUTI, including long-term care CAUTI prevention success stories, antibiotic stewardship and CAUTI management, meet the AHRQ Safety Program for Long-Term Care: CAUTI national faculty, and much more. Entire issue is open access.

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Fall 2014</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Fall 2014

    10/1/2014

    Cover story: The emerging threats issue

    Highlights:

    • Ebola guidance from the CDC 
    • Antibiotic resistance: CRE
    • MERS-CoV: What you need to know
    • Cultivating relationships with microbiologists and executives

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Summer 2014</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Summer 2014

    5/29/2014

    Cover story--West Virginia water contamination crisis: Implications for infection prevention

    Highlights:

    • The new CDC methodology and the pursuit of an updated guidance for SSI prevention
    • VAP
    • Antibiotic resistance policy initiatives

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Spring 2014</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Spring 2014

    4/21/2014

    Cover story: Top 10 operating room questions answered by experts

    Highlights:

    • APIC 2014 opening plenary preview
    • Focus on LTC/behavioral health outbreaks
    • Environmental cleaning toolkit
    • Improving hand hygiene: State of play and challenges for U.S. hospitals

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  • <i>On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI supplement—Spring 2014</i>

    On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI supplement—Spring 2014

    2/28/2014

    This special supplement features success stories from facilities that have joined the On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI program, strategies for engaging others in CAUTI prevention, insight from experts on the program’s core national faculty, ways for your healthcare organization to be part of the program, frequently asked questions, and much more. Entire issue is open access.

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Winter 2013 </i>

    Prevention Strategist—Winter 2013

    12/11/2013

    Cover story: A closer look--Antibiotic resistance and the microbiome 

    Highlights:

    • Infection prevention in outpatient oncology settings 
    • Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis
    • Today's infection prevention challenges in long-term care: Are we ready to manage them? 
    • Egypt's Professional Diploma in Infection Control (PDIC): A success story
    • Ready, set, implement! A nurse-driven Foley catheter protocol to prevent CAUTI 

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Fall 2013</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Fall 2013

    10/4/2013

    Cover story: SARS, 10 years later. 

    Highlights:

    • Patient isolation: Should the patient perspective be a consideration?
    • Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
    • The Human Microbiome Project: What's in it for IPs?
    • The surprising culprit of C-Section surgical site infections

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Summer 2013</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Summer 2013

    5/28/2013

    Cover story: Self-assessment to advance IP competency 

    Highlights:

    • Infection preventionists across the country identified the cause of the recent fungal meningitis outbreak and worked collaboratively to stop its spread.
    • By following a few key recommendations, infection preventionists can ensure that HAI data reporting is both simplified and reliable.
    • New York hospitals face infection prevention challenges in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
    • A microbiological overview of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.

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