Ambulatory Care

An APIC Text Chapter Collection

This selection of 27 chapters from the APIC Text provides an overview of infection prevention and control (IPC) for those working in the ambulatory care setting. Topics range from foundational knowledge on general IPC principles, such as surveillance and hand hygiene, to specialty topics, including dialysis, endoscopy, dental services, ophthalmology services, and rehabilitation services.

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Includes 1 year of access for a single individual to the 27 chapters included in this collection. You’ll also get automatic access to any updates to these chapters that are published during your subscription term.

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Infection Prevention and Control Programs
  • Chapter 4: Accrediting and Regulatory Agencies
  • Chapter 10: General Principles of Epidemiology
  • Chapter 11: Surveillance
  • Chapter 12: Outbreak Investigations
  • Chapter 18: Patient Safety
  • Chapter 21: Risk Factors Facilitating Transmission of Infectious Agents
  • Chapter 27: Hand Hygiene
  • Chapter 28: Standard Precautions
  • Chapter 31: Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization
  • Chapter 40: Dialysis
  • Chapter 49: Ambulatory Care
  • Chapter 54: Dental Services
  • Chapter 56: Endoscopy
  • Chapter 61: Interventional Radiology
  • Chapter 64: Ophthalmology Services
  • Chapter 65: Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • Chapter 67: Rehabilitation Services
  • Chapter 101: Occupational Health
  • Chapter 102: Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Chapter 104: Immunization of Healthcare Personnel
  • Chapter 106: Minimizing Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids
  • Chapter 107: Sterile Processing
  • Chapter 108: Environmental Services
  • Chapter 114: Waste Management
  • Chapter 115: Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
  • Chapter 116: Water Systems Issues and Prevention of Waterborne Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Facilities