Congratulations to APIC's newly elected 2015 officers, directors, and new members of the Nominating and Awards Committee.
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.
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Joint Statement: Leading infectious disease medical societies oppose quarantine for asymptomatic healthcare personnel traveling from West Africa
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA), the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (PIDS), the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) and the Center for Global Health Policy remain opposed to mandatory quarantines being imposed on asymptomatic healthcare workers returning from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa.
APIC collaborates with Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality on Ebola PPE web training
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality have collaborated to create an interactive, web-based, educational training program focusing on proper personal protective equipment (PPE) use for healthcare personnel caring for patients with Ebola.