Association For Professionals In Infection Control And Epidemiology (APIC)


  • APIC Supports Coalition to Improve Healthcare Quality
    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announces its support of the Stand for Quality, a diverse coalition of more than 165 healthcare organizations who recently announced a plan to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare ...More
    March 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • APIC Encourages Hospital Visitors to Adopt Good Hygiene Habits
    Visitors to a healthcare facility play an important role in guarding patient safety. To commemorate Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 8-14), the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) offers simple tips to be a good visitor:1. Sanitize ...More
    March 4, 2009 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • APIC Advocates for HAI Funding in Stimulus Bill
    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) says it applauds Congress and President Obama for acting on the comments of more than 2,000 of its members who urged their representatives to include funding to help eradicate ...More
    February 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Principles of Infection Prevention and Control Seminar to be Held in New Jersey in March
    The Northern and Southern New Jersey chapters of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) will host a “Principles of Infection Prevention and Control” seminar March 30 through April 3 at the Clarion Hotel in Princeton, N.J. ...More
    February 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Pediatric Neurosurgeon to Deliver APIC Keynote Address
    Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., MD, acclaimed author, director of pediatric neurosurgery and professor of neurosurgery, oncology, plastic surgery and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, will deliver the keynote address at the 36th annual Educational Conference and ...More
    February 5, 2009 Posted in News
  • APIC’s “Targeting Zero” Initiative Offers Evidence-Based Elimination Strategies to Fight HAIs
    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has expanded its Targeting Zero initiative for 2009 to offer comprehensive education and guidance to prevent the most common and fatal healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Targeting Zero ...More
    January 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • APIC Issues Statement on Need for Increased Infection Prevention Measures in Ambulatory Care Settings
    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has issued a statement from Kathy Warye, CEO of APIC, in conjunction with an article being published in the January issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine about outbreaks of hepatitis B ...More
    January 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • APIC Supports National Influenza Vaccination Week
    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other healthcare organizations in supporting National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 8-14, 2008. As part of this year’s ...More
    December 10, 2008 Posted in News
  • APIC Releases Results of C. diff Prevalence Study
    The life-threatening bacterium that causes diarrhea and more serious intestinal conditions, Clostridium difficile, is sickening many more patients than previously estimated, according to a new study released today by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control ...More
    November 11, 2008 Posted in News
  • APIC Members Elect 2009 Leaders
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announces the election of its 2009 officers and directors.Cathryn Murphy, RN, MPH, PhD, CIC, MRCNA, has been elected president-elect, a position she will hold until ...More
    October 31, 2008 Posted in News