APIC is supporting an effort to promote proper antibiotic use to prevent future drug-resistant strains of bacteria.
Infection preventionists, policy makers, patient safety advocates, healthcare professionals, administrators, and consumers will join APIC, in collaboration with its global partners, in commemorating International Infection Prevention Week, October 16-22.
Joint statement by leading healthcare professional organizations on FDA clearance of pediatric face mask
Until now, no pediatric face mask had been reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration for efficacy in preventing droplet spread, the chief way influenza is transmitted.
APIC and AHE partner on “Clean Spaces, Healthy Patients” initiative
Compelling videos promote safe practices in hospitals to protect patients.
“Infection Prevention and You” provides print material outlining information to help guide important conversations patients should hold with their healthcare team to prevent infection.
Recent conflicting study results have illuminated the need for further assessment to determine when it is appropriate to use sensor-regulated faucets in healthcare facilities.
Nearly 40 original infection prevention videos will be previewed during the meeting.
Katrina Crist, MBA, comes to APIC with more than 15 years of experience in healthcare association management.
Richard P. Wenzel, MD, MSc, of the Medical College of Virginia, is one of the world’s leading infectious diseases epidemiologists.