APIC San Diego Chapter

Diversey 2019 APIC Conference Educational Scholarships

Expanding the knowledge of Infection Preventionists and enabling best practice sharing is critical to creating a safer environment for patients. To help facilitate learning and sharing, Diversey is pleased to offer Educational Scholarships to attend the 2019 APIC Conference in Philadelphia, PA.
Diversey will be awarding 25 US Scholarship Awards and 2 International Scholarship Awards. Each recipient will receive $1,000 towards expenses to attend the APIC Conference June 12-14th in Philadelphia, PA.
From a pool of applicants, Diversey will select 25 domestic and 2 international individuals to receive $1,000 to apply against travel and conference expenses.

To be selected you must be:
• Currently working in the Infection Prevention arena.
• Demonstrate your active engagement in an area of healthcare associated infection prevention and epidemiology by briefly sharing a key project.
• To apply, please visit http://solutionsdesignedforhealthcare.com/2019-apic-scholarship-application
• Application deadline: Friday, April 12th, 2019
• Winners will be notified: Friday, April 23rd, 2019
• Contact Larinda Becker (Larinda.Becker@diversey.com) or Annah Burns (Annah.Burns@diversey.com) with any questions

Registration has opened for the next ICRA 8 hour Awareness Class in San Diego on May 3rd at the San Diego Training Center. We would love to have you or anyone from your facility join us for a fun interactive day of ICRA training as it relates to construction and maintenance inside healthcare facilities. The class usually has a good mix of construction, facilities and Infection prevention professionals. The class is free with all supplies, Light breakfast and lunch provided. I have attached a class flyer and included a direct link to sign-up.

 

Sign-up here: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eg0q1jex8f7bf5d1&oseq=&c=&ch=

Infection Prevention Community,

This is an initial SAVE THE DATE announcement for the Annual Vector-Borne Disease and Zoonotic Meeting on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 8:30-12:30. The meeting will take place in the Coronado Room at 3851 Rosecrans St., San Diego, CA 92110.

There will be several presentations covering major areas of vector-borne diseases and Zoonosis that occurred during the 2018 Calendar year and in preparation for the upcoming 2019 Vector Season. More details regarding the meeting will be sent at a later date.

Please RSVP to Lourdes Garber at Lourdes.Garber@sdcounty.ca.gov.

RSVP and CEUs
Please RSVP to Lourdes Garber at lourdes.garber@sdcounty.ca.gov. For questions, please contact Jackie Hopkins at 619‐692‐8499. Pending approval from provider #CEP579 of the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) to provide up to 3 continuing education contact hours to nurses for this training.

Nov 8, 2019
Hosted by San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter
 

Host chapter contact:
Kerry Schultz


Venue/address

Sharp Health
8520 Tech Way
SD CA 92123

Meeting info:

All meetings are held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – except the Legislative Day meeting, which begins at 12pm after the capitol visit.

Meeting venues:

Meeting venues are chosen based upon close proximity to an airport.

Meeting topics:

Starting in 2017, each CA APIC meeting will be focused on a theme. Themes are determined based upon membership input. All meetings will have a webinar option for those who cannot travel to attend.

Meeting Agenda items:

Please email kilgore.lisa@scrippshealth.org with questions. Also, please email any meeting topics you would like to discuss at a 2018 meeting.

Aug 9, 2019
Hosted by SF Chapter

Host chapter contact:
Karen Anderson

Venue/address:
TBD

Meeting info:

All meetings are held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – except the Legislative Day meeting, which begins at 12pm after the capitol visit.

Meeting venues:

Meeting venues are chosen based upon close proximity to an airport.

Meeting topics:

Starting in 2017, each CA APIC meeting will be focused on a theme. Themes are determined based upon membership input. All meetings will have a webinar option for those who cannot travel to attend.

Meeting Agenda items:

Please email kilgore.lisa@scrippshealth.org with questions. Also, please email any meeting topics you would like to discuss at a 2018 meeting.

May 10, 2019
Hosted by Inland Empire Chapter

Host chapter contact:
Kymberly Lengyel

Venue/address:

Waxie
905 Wineville Ave
Ontario CA 91764

Meeting info:

All meetings are held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – except the Legislative Day meeting, which begins at 12pm after the capitol visit.

Meeting venues:

Meeting venues are chosen based upon close proximity to an airport.

Meeting topics:

Starting in 2017, each CA APIC meeting will be focused on a theme. Themes are determined based upon membership input. All meetings will have a webinar option for those who cannot travel to attend.

Meeting Agenda items:

Please email kilgore.lisa@scrippshealth.org with questions. Also, please email any meeting topics you would like to discuss at a 2018 meeting.

March 26, 2019
Hosted by Sacramento Chapter

Host chapter contact:
Andree Sue Guest

Venue/address:
Shriner’s Hospital for Children 2425 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento CA 95817

7th floor Board room (must obtain visitor badge at the front desk)

 

Meeting info:

All meetings are held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – except the Legislative Day meeting, which begins at 12pm after the capitol visit.

Meeting venues:

Meeting venues are chosen based upon close proximity to an airport.

Meeting topics:

Starting in 2017, each CA APIC meeting will be focused on a theme. Themes are determined based upon membership input. All meetings will have a webinar option for those who cannot travel to attend.

Meeting Agenda items:

Please email kilgore.lisa@scrippshealth.org with questions. Also, please email any meeting topics you would like to discuss at a 2018 meeting.

Educational Reimbursement (ER) awards are 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. Find them below, or in our Links and Tools section.