Antibiotic resistance, responsible for more than 23,000 deaths per year in the U.S., is the theme of International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), October 15-21.
Education & Certification
A national survey from Columbia University School of Nursing finds that almost 40 percent of nursing students say they feel they need more instruction on preventing and controlling infection, especially in busy healthcare environments, de
Today, it is no longer acceptable to think that employees learn much from a training session. So often both trainer and trainees are so busy, preoccupied, or bored that attending a training session may be a more detrimental time and energy suck than not having one. That is, except if your facility, your employer, or you are thinking outside of the proverbial (soap)box.
In honor of International Infection Prevention Week 2015 (IIPW) Halyard Health, formerly Kimberly-Clark Health Care, is offering an infection prevention education hub for healthcare professionals, to raise awareness about the latest solut
The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), the advocate for The Safest Dental Visit™, has announced the program for the 2015 OSAP Symposium: “Gain the Edge on Infection Control.” The annual OSAP Symposium is the premier i
UL Workplace Health & Safety, a leading provider of workplace health and safety solutions, is donating a series of its online training courses to healthcare organizations in the United States.
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has released the fourth edition of the APIC Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology, a 123-chapter infection prevention and control resource that reflects t
The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) will host the webinar, "What's That Sign? Signs and Symbols for Sterile Processing," to be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET.