Prevention Strategist

Translate science into practice with Prevention Strategist, APIC’s signature magazine. This quarterly publication provides members with evidence-based strategies and practical guidance from leading experts to help prevent infection.

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  • <i> AHRQ Safety Program for Long-Term Care: CAUTI supplement—Winter 2014</i>

    AHRQ Safety Program for Long-Term Care: CAUTI supplement—Winter 2014


    This special supplement features the AHRQ Safety Program for Long-Term Care: CAUTI, including long-term care CAUTI prevention success stories, antibiotic stewardship and CAUTI management, meet the AHRQ Safety Program for Long-Term Care: CAUTI national faculty, and much more. Entire issue is open access.

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Winter 2014</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Winter 2014


    Cover story: APIC’s ongoing Ebola response Open access


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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Fall 2014</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Fall 2014


    Cover story: The emerging threats issue


    • Ebola guidance from the CDC Open access
    • Antibiotic resistance: CRE Open access
    • MERS-CoV: What you need to know
    • Cultivating relationships with microbiologists and executives Open access

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Summer 2014</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Summer 2014


    Cover story--West Virginia water contamination crisis: Implications for infection prevention


    • The new CDC methodology and the pursuit of an updated guidance for SSI prevention
    • VAP
    • Antibiotic resistance policy initiatives

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Spring 2014</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Spring 2014


    Cover story: Top 10 operating room questions answered by experts


    • APIC 2014 opening plenary preview
    • Focus on LTC/behavioral health outbreaks
    • Environmental cleaning toolkit
    • Improving hand hygiene: State of play and challenges for U.S. hospitals

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  • <i> On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI supplement—Spring 2014 </i>

    On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI supplement—Spring 2014


    This special supplement features success stories from facilities that have joined the On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI program, strategies for engaging others in CAUTI prevention, insight from experts on the program’s core national faculty, ways for your healthcare organization to be part of the program, frequently asked questions, and much more. Entire issue is open access.

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  • <i> Prevention Strategist—Winter 2013 </i>

    Prevention Strategist—Winter 2013


    Cover story: A closer look--Antibiotic resistance and the microbiome Open access


    • Infection prevention in outpatient oncology settings Open access
    • Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis
    • Today's infection prevention challenges in long-term care: Are we ready to manage them? Open access
    • Egypt's Professional Diploma in Infection Control (PDIC): A success story
    • Ready, set, implement! A nurse-driven Foley catheter protocol to prevent CAUTI Open access

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Fall 2013</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Fall 2013


    Cover story: SARS, 10 years later. Open access


    • Patient isolation: Should the patient perspective be a consideration?
    • Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
    • The Human Microbiome Project: What's in it for IPs?
    • The surprising culprit of C-Section surgical site infections

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Summer 2013</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Summer 2013


    Cover story: Self-assessment to advance IP competency  


    • Infection preventionists across the country identified the cause of the recent fungal meningitis outbreak and worked collaboratively to stop its spread.
    • By following a few key recommendations, infection preventionists can ensure that HAI data reporting is both simplified and reliable.
    • New York hospitals face infection prevention challenges in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
    • A microbiological overview of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.

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  • <i>Prevention Strategist—Spring 2013</i>

    Prevention Strategist—Spring 2013


    Cover story: Clostridium difficile—A multifaceted approach to prevention. Open access


    • Dr. Nathan Wolfe, world-renowned viral forecaster and epidemiologist, to headline APIC 2013 as keynote speaker.
    • A program designed to break through the boundaries of hospital administration allows the clinical lab and IP to leverage the strengths of each department.
    • A microbiological overview of specific natural properties of bacteria that proliferate and result in infection—under the right conditions.
    • Stellenbosch University in Cape Town, South Africa is improving patient outcomes via a new model of infection prevention education within its resource-limited country. 

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