Twelve infection preventionists who have improved the health and well-being of patients, healthcare workers, and the public will be honored as Heroes of Infection Prevention by APIC.
William Rutala, MS, MPH, PhD, CIC, is the 2012 recipient of the Elaine Larson Lectureship Award. Presented annually, the award honors the individual best able to present a lecture on the state of the science of infection prevention or healthcare epidemiology.
APIC is pleased to announce its 2012 officers, Board of Directors, and new members of the Nominating and Awards committee.
APIC urges the public to get vaccinated against the flu and supports mandatory influenza vaccination of healthcare personnel.
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.