APIC San Diego Chapter

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 encouraged.

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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 surveillance in the ASC setting. Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 9-10am PT. (SEE FLYER)

35th CIC® Anniversary FREE practice exam with the purchase of the initial certification examination. Offer running until June 30, 2018.


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 from novice to advanced practice are welcome to apply. The SD/IC APIC Educational Reimbursement must be used by the recipient to fund attendance at the upcoming National APIC Conference.

  • $2000 National APIC Education Reimbursement Award
              Application MUST be completed by March 31, 2018
  • $600 “Leg Day” Educational Reimbursement Awards
  • $500 Educational Reimbursement Awards


These ER applications are available on our Links page, CLICK HERE.



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.

CAL-OSHA ATD Standards, 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, diagnosis, treatment, infection prevention, and environmental management.