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Linda R. Greene, RN, MPS, CIC, FAPIC, an infection prevention expert from New York State, will serve as the 2017 president of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). According to a press release issued by APIC, Ms. Green has more than 25 years of infection prevention experience: Greene has represented APIC and […]

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APIC has created a webpage on APIC.org to provide norovirus infection prevention information for consumers. The webpage helps consumers learn about how they can protect themselves from norovirus this winter.  The information page also includes useful CDC links for more information about norovirus. It’s norovirus season! Check out our online continuing education norovirus courses offered […]

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APIC is urging infection control practitioners to make certification in infection control a new year’s resolution.  To encourage certification, the organization is offering discounts on its Infection Prevention Competency Review online course and the Infection Prevention Competency Review Guide. The discounts end on January 31. Click here for more information. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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The January issue of the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) provides coverage to personal protective equipment (PPE) and its role in infection prevention. Major articles span topics including healthcare worker perceptions as a predictor of PPE uptake, store determinants of nurse adherance to use of masks, pharmacy respiratory hygiene in emergency departments, and development […]

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APIC is now accepting applications for its APIC 2013 Film Festival. If you have a quality video that promotes infection prevention recommended practices, story APIC is encouraging you to show your creativity by submitting the video to its third annual Film Festival. Contest rules/guidelines and the application form can be found here. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Registration for APIC’s 2013 Clostridium difficile Educational and Consensus Conference is now open. The conference will be held on March 11-12, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. The two-day conference will provide critical inforation about preventing Clostridium difficile infections in facilities. Topics include: Identification of current and future challenges Special care settings (LTC, LTAC, rehabilitation) Antimicrobial stewardship […]

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In its Winter 2012 issue, the magazine Prevention Strategist features APIC’s 40 years of growth and progress.  The article reflects on APIC’s advancements as well as those of the infection prevention profession. Click here to view the open access article. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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APIC Website Gets a New Look

January 23, 2012

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has completely redesigned its main website, malady www.apic.org. The newly redesigned website has the following features: Modern look and feel Updated content and resources User-friendly site navigation Improved search functions Improved functionality Expanded e-communities and highlights of discussions on MyAPIC Interactive online publication viewer New […]

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The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has announced it’s officers, Board of Directors, and new members of the Nominating and Awards Committee for 2012. Michelle Farber, RN, CIC, an infection preventionist with Mercy Community Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, will serve as the 2012 APIC President. Patti Grant, RN, BSN, MS, […]

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Next week marks the 25th anniversary of the International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW). IIPW was established in 1986 when President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the third week of October as National Infection Control Week.  The proclamation states: Now, sick Therefore, story I, view Ronald Reagan, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the […]

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The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) have partnered “to strengthen the relationship between infection prevention (IP) and environmental services (EVS)” by launching an education initiative called “Clean Spaces, treatment Healthy Patients.” The initiative is a joint educational campaign that will utilize “educational resources, […]

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The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has issued a news release about a recent study published in APIC’s peer-reviewed journal American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC). The study, published in the September issue of AJIC, presents the disturbing finding that “more than 60 percent of hospital nurses’ and doctors’ uniforms tested […]

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The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), viagra buy Puget Sound Chapter 062 in DuPont, viagra 40mg Washington, discount will be hosting a two-day conference titled “The Keys to Infection Prevention in the Ambulatory Surgery Center.” The conference will be held Friday, September 30, 2011 through Saturday, October 1, 2011.  7:30 am […]

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The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has added a conference education library to its website.  The library includes content presented by infection prevention experts at APIC’s annual conferences and live offerings, including presentations from the APIC 2011 conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The library currently has over sixty available topics.  The length […]

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The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and epidemiology, cheap Inc. (APIC) issued a news release yesterday (August 4, 2011) directing attention to two recent studies focusing on hand hygiene knowledge and infection risk in hospitals and elementary schools. The studies, both published in the August issue of APICs official publication — the American Journal […]

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The Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) is offering new APIC EPI courses in August and October 2011. APIC lists the following reasons for attending the conferences: Learn what you need to know and build a solid foundation to be more effective in your job Better understand the importance of meeting the Joint Commission’s […]

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There is no time to waste. With the close of APIC’s 2011 Annual Conference, the time is now upon us to start thinking about presentations for the 2012 Annual Conference scheduled for June 4-6 in San Antonio, Texas. The schedule for submitting proposals is as follows: (note, these dates will be posted in the HAI […]

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 The North Carolina Chapter of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC-NC) is holding a fall educational conference, “The Many Faces of Infection Control,” on September 19-21, 2011. PURPOSE To provide strategies that will assist the Infection Preventionist to achieve and maintain success in today’s changing healthcare environment. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES 1. To […]

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The Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) has announced the launch of a new major educational campaign for informing the public about the role of infection preventionists in the provision of health care. The campaign is called “Infection Prevention and You. It provides print material to healthcare providers and organizations with information for guiding […]

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APIC 2011 Conference

June 2, 2011

The 38th Annual Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, troche Inc. (APIC) 2011 Conference is being held this month, hospital June 27-29, 2011 in Baltimore, MD.  The theme for this year is Translating Science–Sustainable Solutions. To register, visit the APIC Conference Webpage. [box style=”rounded”]APIC’s Annual Educational Conference & International Meeting is the largest […]

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