APIC San Diego Chapter

Annual Vector-Borne Disease and Zoonotic Disease Meeting – Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Please RSVP to Lourdes Garber at lourdes.garber@sdcounty.ca.gov. For questions, please contact Brian Murphy at 619-692-8499. Continuing Education Units pending approval by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Due to limited parking the use of carpooling is highly...

How to do a lot with a little: SSI Surveillance in ASCs Webinar

As part of a project funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to help reduce surgical site infections (SSIs) in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) invites you to attend a webinar discussion on how to conduct SSI...

35th CIC® Anniversary FREE Practice Exam

35th CIC® Anniversary FREE practice exam with the purchase of the initial certification examination. Offer running until June 30, 2018. https://mailchi.mp/e870f173b4d2/cbic-introduction-to-apic-chapter-leaders?e=aa20bf0d90

SD/IC APIC Chapter Educational Reimbursement Award Applications

2018 Educational Reimbursement (ER) Awards Available: SD/IC APIC is happy to announce that we are providing one (1) $2000 Educational Reimbursement (ER) award to support educational opportunities that will enhance infection prevention skills and abilities. All SD/IC APIC members...

MMWR Influenza Activity Update: Interim Estimates of 2017-18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness

Update: Influenza Activity — United States, October 1, 2017–February 3, 2018 Interim Estimates of 2017–18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness. Study finds 36% flu vaccine protection, 25% against H3N2.

Updated CDI Guidelines, IDSA/SHEA 2018

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children: 2017 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) This guideline updates recommendations regarding epidemiology,...