C. difficile doubles hospital readmission rates, lengths of stay
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APIC announces recipients of Heroes Implementation Research Scholar Award program
Creating bridges between infection prevention and other disciplines
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announces the 2015-2016 recipients of the Heroes Implementation Research Scholar Award program. Two awards of up to $50,000 each were granted for a project period from January 1, 2015 to March 30, 2016.
APIC leaders speak out on importance of IP resources
Both the Health Affairs blog (“How the Ebola crisis could help save 75,000 patients”) and Modern Healthcare (“Ebola focus may have hurt preparedness for other outbreaks”) featured articles recently quoting APIC leaders about the need for properly resourced infection prevention programs to effectively protect patients and healthcare workers from infection threats.
Ebola and lessons learned: AC2015 opening keynote announced
Join experts from the CDC, University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Texas at Dallas, and Trinity Health this June in Nashville to hear how the Ebola episode can convince leaders about the value of infection prevention preparedness.
Preview annual conference sessions
Download the AC 2015 Education Preview, a PDF document offering a sneak peek at more than 80 confirmed sessions and the pre-conference workshops at the 42nd Annual Conference this June in Nashville,TN. Register now and receive discounted advance rates.
Prevention Strategist—Spring 2015
Cover story: The Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist
- The Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist Open access
- Trending bugs: Measles, enterovirus D68, and norovirus
- Faculty Voices: Spotlight on education—APIC’s new Infection Prevention Academy Open access
- Infection preventionists and the art of storytelling: APIC 2015 closing plenary sneak peek Open access
American Journal of Infection Control—March2015
- Infection prevention and mass vaccination training for U.S. point of dispensing staff and volunteers: A national study
- Employee influenza vaccination in a large cancer center with high baseline compliance rates: Comparison of carrot versus stick approaches
- Understanding the current state of infection prevention to prevent Clostridium difficile infection: A human factors and systems engineering approach
- Introducing the No Preventable Harms campaign: Creating the safest health care system in the world, starting with catheter-associated urinary tract infection prevention