Association For Professionals In Infection Control And Epidemiology (APIC)


  • APIC Offers Tips to Reduce Risk of Pneumonia If You or a Loved One is Hospitalized
    Given the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new report on the prevalence of infections impacting hospital patients, and the news that pneumonia is now the most common healthcare-associated infection, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and ...More
    4 weeks ago Posted in News
  • APIC Publishes New Guide for Infection Prevention in LTC Facilities
    To help long-term care facilities create and implement comprehensive infection prevention programs, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has published the Infection Preventionist’s Guide to Long-Term Care. Infection preventionists ...More
    January 7, 2014 Posted in News
  • APIC Launches 'Infection Prevention and You' Campaign
    To help patients, families and healthcare professionals understand their role in preventing infections, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) today announced a new multi-year education and awareness effort. The Infection Prevention ...More
    October 7, 2013 Posted in News
  • IIPW Webinar to Focus on Hand Hygiene
    Kicking off the 2013 International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), Oct. 20-26, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) will offer a webinar on the World Health Organization's First Global Patient Safety Challenge Clean Care is Safer ...More
    October 6, 2013 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • APIC Tracks State Reporting of CRE Infections
    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has compiled a summary of states that have statewide reporting of the superbug carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), one of the organisms the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...More
    September 16, 2013 Posted in News
  • APIC Produces New Guide for Infection Prevention in Ambulatory Care Centers During Disasters
    To help ambulatory care centers protect patients from infection during disasters, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has released a new guide which is available as a free, online download. During a disaster, the risk for infection ...More
    July 23, 2013 Posted in News
  • CDC's One & Only Campaign Takes Top Prize at 2013 APIC Film Festival
    A video depicting an animated man’s harrowing experience with the healthcare system, including an avoidable unsafe injection, is the grand prize winner of the third annual Film Festival at the 40th Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control ...More
    June 7, 2013 Posted in News
  • APIC 2013 Award Winners are Announced
    Today the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announced the award winners for four of its prestigious honors given at the 2013 APIC annual conference taking place June 8-10, 2013. The Heroes of Infection Prevention award honors 12 ...More
    June 6, 2013 Posted in News
  • APIC Honors its Infection Prevention Heroes
    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has announced 12 recipients of the Heroes of Infection Prevention Award which honors infection preventionists who have successfully reduced infection, raised awareness, and improved the health ...More
    June 6, 2013 Posted in News
  • APIC Selects Texas Expert to Lead Revisions to Infection Prevention Text
    Patti G. Grota, PhD, RN, CNS-M-S, CIC will serve as clinical editor of the fourth edition of the APIC Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology. Published by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the APIC Text serves as one of the ...More
    April 29, 2013 Posted in News, Policies and Practice
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