Association For Professionals In Infection Control And Epidemiology (APIC)


  • 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
  • APIC Launches Consulting Practice
    The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) today announced the launch of APIC Consulting Services, Inc. (ACSI), a full-service consulting company specializing in infection prevention and control. A wholly owned, for-profit subsidiary of ...More
    October 29, 2008 Posted in News
  • APIC Calls for Annual Flu Immunization of Healthcare Workers
    In response to the low rates of influenza immunization among healthcare personnel, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) today announced its support for requiring flu immunization for healthcare workers who have direct patient ...More
    October 9, 2008 Posted in News
  • Science-Based Strategies Take Aim at HAIs
    For the first time, five healthcare leaders have collaborated to publish science-based strategies in a new compendium to help prevent the six most important healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The work is called the Compendium of Strategies to Prevent ...More
    October 8, 2008 Posted in News
  • PDI Sponsors APIC’s 23rd Annual International Infection Prevention Week
    Professional Disposables International, Inc. announces it will be the platinum sponsor of APIC’s 23rd Annual International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), October 19-25, 2008. Continuing its commitment to infection prevention and control, PDI’s sponsorship ...More
    October 6, 2008 Posted in News
  • Key Ways to Measure Drug-Resistant Infections in Healthcare
    Healthcare experts today published a position paper that provides strategies that healthcare facilities can use to monitor trends in the occurrence of emerging drug-resistant pathogens and determine the impact of local intervention efforts. “Recommendations for ...More
    September 23, 2008 Posted in News
  • APIC Urges States to Proclaim International Infection Prevention Week, Oct. 19-25, 2008
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- To bring greater attention to the critical need to protect patients and the public from the risk of infection, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) urges every state to recognize International Infection ...More
    September 10, 2008 Posted in News