Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending February 4, 2024.
Here are 5 highlights from Infection Control Today®'s (ICT®’s) wide-ranging coverage of the infection prevention and control world. Everything from interviews with known opinion leaders to the news that infection preventionists and other health care professionals can use on their jobs.
Navigating the Emotional landscape of Climate Change and Infectious Diseases: Insights and Strategies for Resilience
In a world grappling with climate change and infectious diseases, emotional well-being plays a crucial role. Emotional intelligence is key in addressing the toll on health care professionals managing infectious diseases amid climate change.
Product Locator: Spring Gifts for IPC Personnel and Their Families
Whether it's Valentine's, birthdays, or no reason at all, infection prevention personnel love to give and receive gifts that help at the end of a stressful day. Infection Control Today® offers some gift ideas for infection prevention personnel and their families.
CSL's ARCT-154: The World’s First Self-Amplifying mRNA Vaccine Approved for COVID-19 in Adults
CSL achieves a global milestone as Japan approves ARCT-154, the first sa-mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, showcasing CSL's commitment to innovation, efficacy, and prolonged protection against variants. Jonathan Edelman, MD, senior VP of CSL Vaccine’s Innovation Unit, speaks with ICT.
Infection Control Today's Round Table Focuses on Burnout: Recognition, Stigma, and Prevention
Frontline infection preventionists (IPs) face burnout due to challenges in public health. This Round Table on IP Burnout discusses strategies to prevent and address this critical issue. The IPs emphasize the importance of understanding burnout, recognizing signs, addressing stigma, and implementing multilayered prevention strategies for both individuals and organizations.
Infection Prevention in Low-Resource Settings: Two Infection Preventionists Consult in East Africa
Infection preventionists Heather Saunders and Stephanie Mayoryk's journey to East Africa emphasizes the positive impact of infection prevention efforts in low-income countries. Despite challenges, their experience encourages IPs to engage globally, fostering hope and passion for providing excellent patient care.