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Don’t Miss the First Long Term Care Facility Flu Symposium

The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency invites you to the First Long Term Care Facility Flu Symposium. Please join us for this informative event. Topics will include: Review of 2017-18 Influenza Activity in San Diego County Outbreak Reporting, Response, and CDPH...
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APIC Implementation Guide: IP’s Guide to the OR (updated)

APIC Implementation Guides help infection preventionists apply current scientific knowledge and best practices to achieve targeted outcomes and enhance patient safety. This series reflects APIC’s commitment to implementation science and focus on the utilization of infection...
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Guidelines for the Cleaning and Sterilization of Intraocular Surgical Instruments

These guidelines are intended to assist ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in their efforts to adopt appropriate practices for the cleaning and sterilization of intraocular surgical instruments.
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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...
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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
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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...
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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.
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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,...
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