Nozin Nasal Sanitizer antiseptic is a professionally valued and sensible approach in the effort to reduce the risk of infection.
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announced that Teresa “Terrie” Lee, RN, MS, MPH, CIC, FAPIC, director of infection prevention and employee health at Charleston Area Medical Center, will recei
Mary Lou Manning, PhD, CRNP, CIC, FAAN, FSHEA, FAPIC, Professor at the Thomas Jefferson University College of Nursing in Philadelphia, will receive the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Association for Professionals in Infection Cont
Preventing Illness Through Innovation to Be Focus of Canada’s Infection Prevention and Control Meeting This Month
It is estimated that more than 200,000 patients per year develop infections as a result of their treatment in hospitals across Canada and more than 12,000 will die as a result.
By Kelly M. Pyrek
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of articles exploring imperatives relating to the research, behavioral and implementation sciences of infection prevention.
Senior executive meetings with frontline healthcare staff may contribute to patient safety by elevating critical problems and encouraging open dialogue that can solve problems and sustain best practices for reducing healthcare-associated
Risk of Flexible Endoscopes, Including Gastroscopes and Echoendoscopes, Transmitting “Superbugs” Infections: An Important Update
The infection prevention and healthcare epidemiology community has continued to sound the alarm about outbreaks of CRE infections related to therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy cases in which contaminated and improperly reprocessed duodenoscopes and echoendoscopes were used during clinical procedures.
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) today announced that Tara Millson, MSN, RN, CIC, a doctoral candidate in nursing practice in infection prevention from Loyola University Chicago, is the 2018 r
By Kim Delahanty, RN, BSN, PHN, MBA/HCM, CIC, FAPIC