Joint Statement: Leading infectious disease medical societies oppose quarantine for asymptomatic healthcare personnel traveling from West Africa
APIC collaborates with Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality on Ebola PPE web training
What's new at APIC
Results of APIC election
Congratulations to APIC's newly elected 2015 officers, directors, and new members of the Nominating and Awards Committee.
Infection preventionist blog from Sierra Leone
APIC Communications Committee Chair Carol McLay, DrPH, RN, CIC, is currently volunteering in Sierra Leone to assist in the Ebola infection prevention and control effort. She has started a blog to document her experience there. Read it here.
APIC opposes mandatory quarantines for healthcare personnel returning from Ebola care in West Africa
APIC issued a media statement in which it opposed mandatory quarantines that have been imposed by three states for healthcare workers returning from Ebola care in West Africa.
APIC 2014 Annual Business Meeting goes virtual - November 19
Join the APIC Board of Directors on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. (ET) for APIC’s Annual Business Meeting. This meeting has typically been held in conjunction with the Annual Educational Conference; however, for 2014 it has been moved to a web conference format in hopes that the new format will allow more APIC members to participate.
American Journal of Infection Control—November 2014
- Developing a model to assess optimum infection control workforce in acute care settings
- A multifactorial action plan improves hand hygiene adherence and significantly reduces central line–associated bloodstream infections
- Attributable costs of central line–associated bloodstream infections in a pediatric hematology/oncology population
- Method for investigating nursing behaviors related to isolation care