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APIC Announcements

  • 12/06/2016

    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. 

  • 12/06/2016

    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!

  • 11/18/2016

    2017 EPI® Intensive courses in Reno and Atlanta now open for registration

    The schedule for EPI® Intensive courses in 2017 has been announced! This novice-level coursedesigned for infection preventionists with 1-3 years of experience, provides intensive fundamental infection prevention training for healthcare professionals working in different practice settings.

     

     

     

  • 11/01/2016

    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.

  • 10/26/2016

    Heroes Implementation Research Scholar Award Program--apply by November 21

    The Heroes Implementation Research Scholar Award supports research that advances infection prevention through implementation science. Two awards of up to $40,000 each will be granted for a project period from January 1, 2017 to March 30, 2018. 

    The primary goals of this scholarship program are to...

  • 10/07/2016

    New “Do’s and Don’ts” of gloves flier

    APIC added another flier to it's "Do's and Don'ts" infographic series with its latest: Do's and Don'ts for wearing gloves in healthcare settings. There are many types of gloves used in healthcare settings. APIC has developed this flier to help healthcare providers learn the proper ways and uses for this personal protective equipment. We encourage you to download these free fliers and share them with your healthcare facilities. Download this infographic.

  • 10/04/2016

    International Infection Prevention Week

    This year International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) is October 16–22, and the theme is “Break the Chain of Infection.” APIC wants spread the message about how the public and healthcare professionals can help “Break the Chain of Infection” in healthcare settings and in the community. Learn more!

     

    • Register for the free webinar at 10 a.m. ET on Tuesday, October 18, with the CDC featuring Dr. Benjamin Parks with an introduction from APIC President-Elect Linda Greene, RN, MPS, CIC, FAPIC.
  • 09/26/2016

    APIC Graduate Student Award--Apply by November 30

    The APIC Graduate Student Award (AGSA) supports research that advances infection prevention and evidence-based implementation science and provides a total of $5,000 for project costs.

  • 08/04/2016

    Fall Infection Prevention Academy: Register early through August 15

    Early registration is extended through August 15 for fall Infection Prevention Academy in Orlando, Sept. 12-17. The Academy offers top-level, hands-on training with the benefit of a conference experience—professional networking, an exhibit hall, and the APIC store onsite with special discounts.

  • 07/28/2016

    Virtual program: Build competency in the use and application of your data (9/12–10/24)

    The upcoming Effectively Using Data Virtual Learning Lab will teach you how to make use of the data you gather, whether integrating NHSN into a comprehensive data management approach, using data to assess and monitor...

  • 07/27/2016

    Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist (newly revised)

    Developed for APIC members, the newly revised Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist now follows the CBIC 2015 Examination Content Outline. This tool outlines the tasks.......

  • 06/24/2016

    New statistics publication

    The highly anticipated Fundamental Statistics & Epidemiology in Infection Prevention publication provides a deeper understanding of basic statistics and epidemiology as they apply to infection prevention and control. 

  • 06/16/2016

    APIC 2017 Call for Presentations now open

    The APIC Annual Conference Committee invites proposals for presentations for the 2017 Annual Conference to be held Wednesday through Friday, June 14-16, 2017 in Portland, Oregon. All presentations must be submitted online and the deadline to submit is Friday, August 5, 2016. Learn more.

  • 06/11/2016

    Pennsylvania Executive receives APIC’s 2016 Healthcare Administrator Award

    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) today presented Beth Duffy, chief operating officer, Einstein Medical Center Montgomery (EMCM) in East Norriton, Pennsylvania, with its 2016 Healthcare Administrator Award.

  • 06/11/2016

    Duke researcher receives 2016 Distinguished Scientist Award from APIC

    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) today awarded Deverick J. Anderson, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine, Duke University Medical Center, with the Distinguished Scientist Award.

  • 06/11/2016

    Globally minded infection preventionist receives highest honor from APIC

    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) today honored Georgia (Gigi) Dash, RN, MS, CIC, director of infection prevention, Cape Cod Healthcare, with the prestigious 2016 Carole DeMille Achievement Award for her global contributions to the field of infection prevention.

  • 06/10/2016

    APIC 2016 Film Festival winner chronicles HCP hands through a dirty day

    Have you ever wondered about all of the things healthcare personnel (HCP) hands might touch in a typical day? Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s video titled “Stop the Spread of Infection: It’s in Our Hands” chronicles all of the things HCP touch in one day from the perspective of various hands. It is the winner of the sixth annual Film Festival at the 43rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).

  • 06/07/2016

    July EPI Intensive in South Dakota now open for registration

    The latest EPI Intensive course has been announced for Sioux Falls, South Dakota July 25-29. EPI Intensive is a novice-level course that compresses infection prevention fundamentals from the EPI® 101 and 102 classes into a 5-day interactive intensive learning experience.

  • 05/17/2016

    New online course - Tech Tools: Excel Basics

    Effective, inexpensive and brief. The Excel Basics course, designed by subject matter experts well-versed in the healthcare environment, features narrated presentations with corresponding activities that teach how to improve workflow and data analysis through use of standard Excel features, including formatting and formulas, graphs, and pivot tables.

  • 04/25/2016

    EPI Intensive in Baltimore, Burlington, Dallas, St. Louis, Anchorage

    EPI Intensive, a novice-level course, compresses infection prevention fundamentals from the EPI® 101 and 102 classes into a 5-day interactive intensive learning experience. Plan now to join us in Baltimore, Burlington, Dallas, St. Louis, and Anchorage.