Carol Vance

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Carol Vance, MSN, RN, PHN, CIC
Multi-Site Director, Infection Prevention
Advocate Aurora Healthcare
Park Ridge, IL

Carol Vance is the multi-site director of  infection prevention for Advocate Aurora Children’s Hospital and Interim Christ Medical Center. She graduated in 2017 with her MSN with emphasis in Leadership from Webster University. Ms. Vance has 16 years of nursing experience in the areas of critical care, infection prevention, diabetes education and kidney transplant. She won the APIC Hero Award in 2015 for her program “Plastic Rounds” to decrease Central line Associated Infections and Catheter Associated Urinary tract infections. She has also presented multiple times APIC Annual Conference and most recently at Spring SHEA. Ms. Vance has been active in her local APIC chapter as board member and President Elect. She currently serves on APIC’s education committee and is an APIC faculty member. She has taught EPI Intensive and CIC Prep Course for APIC 2018 Annual Conference. Carol received her BSN and RN with a minor in Human Resource Management from California State University Long Beach. Ms. Vance received certification in infection prevention and control (CIC) in 2014.