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Professional Development

Infection preventionists from all areas of the healthcare institution need regular, ongoing instruction relating to their professional development so that they can be effective instructors to healthcare providers on the principles and practices of infection prevention and control. Training-the- trainer educational opportunities take the form of courses, Webinars and virtual conferences.

  • Regent Medical Refines Clinical Focus, Expands Commitment to Education
    NORCROSS, Ga. --  Regent Medical, a global leader in powder-free surgical gloves and skin antisepsis products, announced today an expansion of its infrastructure that will greatly increase and refocus their commitment to clinical education. Regent Medical has named ...More
    August 10, 2004 Posted in News
  • Health First Wins Needlestick Safety Award
    CARLSBAD, Calif. -- The National Alliance for the Primary Prevention of Sharps Injuries (NAPPSI) and Infection Control Today (ICT) magazine have announced the 2004 winner of the Primary Prevention Safety Award, co-sponsored by the two organizations. The winning institution ...More
    August 2, 2004 Posted in News
  • NAPPSI & ICT Anounce 2004 Primary Prevention Safety Award Winners
    NAPPSI & ICT Anounce 2004 Primary Prevention Safety Award Winners First Place: Health First, Rockledge, Fla. By Brad Poulos The Primary Prevention Safety Award is sponsored by the National Alliance for the Primary Prevention of Sharps Injuries (NAPPSI) and ICT. The ...More
    July 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Touro University International Offers Online Instruction in Sharps-Injury Prevention
    Beginning this September, Touro University International (TUI) is offering a new series of four online, distance learning courses leading to a graduate certificate in sharps-injury prevention.  The goal of the program is to provide healthcare workers and other ...More
    June 29, 2004 Posted in News
  • Handwashing Decreases Diarrhea Among Children in Pakistan
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- An intensive program of handwashing education and promotion in Pakistan decreased the incidence of diarrhea by more than 50 percent among children, according to a study in the June 2, 2004 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). ...More
    June 8, 2004 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • Researchers Discover That Early Childhood Ear Infections are Linked to Asthma
    Children with recurrent ear infections may have an increased risk of developing asthma, says a study published in the May issue of Chest, the peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Chest Physicians. Study results showed that children with a history of multiple ear ...More
    May 10, 2004 Posted in News
  • AORN Honors Perioperative Registered Nurses
    SAN DIEGO -- Several members of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), received national awards of excellence and achievement at AORN's 51st annual Congress in San Diego, March 21-25, 2004. Award winners include:  Award for Excellence in Perioperative ...More
    April 5, 2004 Posted in News
  • Infection Control Today - 04/2004: OR Topics
    The 21st Century Tech The Surgical Technologist’s Expanding Role in the OR By Tina Brooks Advancements in technology continue to change the field of surgery. Robotics, computers and imaging are being integrated into operating rooms (OR) for optimum patient care. But while ...More
    April 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Infection Control Today - 03/2004: Perspectives
    AORN Congress Offers Something for Everyone By Betty J. Shultz, RN, CNOR The upcoming Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Congress, March 21-25, 2004 in San Diego, reflects a wide range of issues and topics of interest to perioperative registered nurses, ...More
    March 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • APIC Appoints Kathy L. Warye as Executive Director
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announced today the appointment of Kathy L. Warye as the organization's executive director. Warye has more than two decades of non-profit experience and has held key positions ...More
    February 24, 2004 Posted in News