Study suggests handwashing compliance in child care facilities is insufficient
WHO releases surgical site infection guidelines
What's new at APIC
Registration and housing now open for APIC 2017
Portland, here we come! Registration and hotel blocks are now open for the 44th Annual Conference, June 14-16 in Portland, Oregon—the infection prevention event of the year. Join us!
It is all about IP competency!
APIC is pleased to announce the launch of a new member resource, Industry Perspectives. This new website is designed to help expand access to information and research that accompany industry products and services, and increase IP competency.
2017 EPI® Intensive courses in Reno and Atlanta now open for registration
® Intensive courses in 2017 has been announced! This novice-level course, designed for infection preventionists with 1-3 years of experience, provides intensive fundamental infection prevention training for healthcare professionals working in different practice settings.
APIC 2017 Call for Abstracts: Six weeks left
Get published! APIC 2017 Call for Abstracts closes in six weeks
APIC 2017 is an opportunity to present your research at the premier infection prevention event of the year, hosting more than 4,000 healthcare professionals from around the world. The call is open through December 15, 2016.
Prevention Strategist—Fall 2016
Cover story: Break the chain of infection
- What IPs need to know about Candida auris, mcr-1, and Legionella
- Sepsis and antimicrobial stewardship
- A new definition of "contagious"
- Engaging others in infection prevention
American Journal of Infection Control—November 2016
- Health care worker hand contamination at critical moments in outpatient care settings
- Effectiveness of a multimodal hand hygiene improvement strategy in the emergency department
- Predictors of Clostridium difficile infection–related mortality among older adults
- Encouraging employees to speak up to prevent infections: Opportunities to leverage quality improvement and care management processes
- Social media as a tool for antimicrobial stewardship
- Making infection prevention education interactive can enhance knowledge and improve outcomes: Results from the Targeted Infection Prevention (TIP) Study