Anne Courliss-Lane, RN, IPC

A registered nurse for 22 years, Anne Courliss-Lane, RN, IPC, spent 10 years with a focus on allergy, asthma, and immunology then the next 9 years in internal medicine and triage. She became an infection preventionist in 2019, when she started in long-term care. She has always had an interest in infection control and has been very involved in the study of virology since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.


LTC Facilities Face Unique Infection Control Issues During COVID-19 Pandemic

November 29, 2022

Integrating home and community, long-term care facilities are supposed to be a haven for patients and their families. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping the patients and the staff safe was a constant battle. An infection preventionist who lived through it discusses the challenges at her facility.

Boots on the Ground, or These Boots Are Made for Walking? Some LTC Staff Choose the Latter

September 07, 2022

Long-term care facilities were once normally happier places, but COVID-19 changed the individuals working and living there. PPEs, testing, overwork, underpayment, and too many isolations have chased health care workers away and forced the facilities' population to plummet. Can anything be done?