Long-Term Care

The Infection Control Today® chronic and long-term care facilities page provides news, updates, and guidance on tackling infection prevention in these unique environments, including nursing homes, skilled nursing centers, and assisted-living facilities. This page includes news on cleaning, disinfection, antibiotic stewardship, hand hygiene, isolation precautions, outbreak protocol, and more as administrators and infection prevention teams seek to curb outbreaks of pneumonia, influenza, Clostridioides difficile, urinary tract infections, and skin and soft tissue infections, among others.

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Infection Control Today® Educator of the YearTM Official Rules
Infection Control Today's Educator of the Year Award Official Rules

September 5th 2023

Here are the formal rules for the 2023 Winner of the Infection Control Today®’s Educator of the Year Award™.

Hebah Al Zamel, BSN, MSN, CPHQ, CIC, a policy consultant and infection control practitioner at King Abdullah University Hospital, discusses the importance of patient safety with Infection Control Today.   (Photo courtesy of Hebah Al Zamel, BSN, MSN, CPHQ, CIC)
Creating the Framework of Patient Safety

August 29th 2023

APIC Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (Used with Permission)
APIC and Argentum Offer New Courses for Infection Control in Assisted Living

August 25th 2023

IPC Pros Helping Each Other
IPC Pros Helping Other: Engaging Staff Through an Infection Prevention and Control Educational Fair

August 3rd 2023

Disinfectant bottles on shelf   (Adobe Stock 605352002 by primopiano)
How to Choose the Right Disinfectant to Prevent Health Care-Associated Infections

July 27th 2023

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