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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—Fall 2017</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Fall 2017

    10/4/2017

    Highlights: 

    • CDC’s new SSI guideline: What the IP needs to know (Open access)
    • The APIC® Program of Distinction (Open access)
    • Educating student nurses on the importance of PPE
    • International Infection Prevention Week (Open access)
    • My Bugaboo: Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    • Infection control assessment and response

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Summer 2017</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Summer 2017

    5/31/2017

    Infection preventionists front and center

    Highlights:

    • How clean is your scope? (Open access)
    • When duty calls – a partnership between fire and rescue and infection preventionists 
    • An infection preventionist’s role in sepsis care
    • Moving from wishing to success: Pointers for a successful abstract submission (Open access)
    • Identify the pathogen!
    • APIC 2017 award recipients (Open access)
    • A reflection on CIC certification (Open access)

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Spring 2017</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Spring 2017

    3/16/2017

    Cover story: Contaminated heater-cooler devices in open-heart surgery

    Highlights:

    • Contaminated heater-cooler devices used during open heart surgery (Open access)
    • Changes in The Joint Commission survey process
    • Increasing the value of the IP (Open access)
    • From data to decisions: Creating and interpreting quantiles
    • Identify the pathogen: Norovirus (Open access)
    • APIC 2017 sneak peek: Interviews with Celeste Headlee and Sanjay Saint (Open access)

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Winter 2016</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Winter 2016

    12/13/2016

    Cover story: Engaging nurses in antibiotic stewardship

    Highlights:

    • ANA/CDC working group for engaging nurses in antibiotic stewardship: Leadership interview
    • How to prepare—Learning to practice like we play Open access
    • Elevating our profession Open access  
    • A day in the life of an infection preventionist
    • From data to decisions: Making the use of frequency tables and distributions Open access
    • Budget advocacy: From A to Zika Open access

    Access the supplement: States Targeting Reduction in Infections via Engagement (STRIVE) program supplement and download the Glossary of Terms.

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Fall 2016</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Fall 2016

    9/23/2016

    Cover story: Break the chain of infection

    Highlights: 

    • What IPs need to know about Candida auris, mcr-1, and Legionella
    • Sepsis and antimicrobial stewardship
    • A new definition of "contagious"
    • Engaging others in infection prevention

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  • The Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist

    The Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist

    7/6/2016

    The Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist provides tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities, and resources to take an infection preventionist from day 1 on the job through passing the Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC®) exam.

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Summer 2016</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Summer 2016

    5/25/2016

    Cover story: Constructing Collaboration

    Highlights:

    • Design, planning, construction, and activation from an infection prevention perspective 
    • Gastroenterology and infection prevention colleagues partner for patient safety Open access
    • Building a new antimicrobial stewardship program Open access  
    • From data to decisions: Dipping a toe into the data ocean
    • What IPs should know about Zika virus Open access
    • Infection prevention: Spanning the generations Open access

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Spring 2016</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Spring 2016

    3/18/2016

    Cover story: Inspiration for your infection prevention program

    Highlights:

    • Models of effective antimicrobial stewardship programs Open access
    • Collaborative problem solving and conflict resolution Open access
    • APIC 2016 sneak peek: Why IPs should think like “freaks” Open access 
    • The case for a horizontal approach: IPs share their success story for VRE and MRSA
    • Identifying the pathogen: Streptococcus pyogenes

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

    Prevention Strategist—Winter 2015

    12/4/2015

    Cover story: Crosswalks to the literature: Endoscope reprocessing and CHG use

    Highlights:

    • Endoscope crosswalk: Critical guideline review 
    • CHG crosswalk: Critical guideline review 
    • Infection prevention emergencies on Friday at 4:30 p.m.
    • Engaging staff in infection prevention education 
    • Meet a CIC: Ida Lyn E. Benemerito  
    • Improving processes using your animal nature

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

    Prevention Strategist—Fall 2015

    9/21/2015

    Cover story: Thinking outside the box: IPs in action

    Highlights:

    • Sherlockian ability and teamwork uncover the Blue Bell listeria outbreak
    • An IP's guide to evaluating research 
    • IPs: Your message has been heard 
    • Preventing hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) outside of the ventilator-associated pneumonia bundle 
    • Infection prevention leadership: Leading with the heart 

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