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Welcome to the Greater Atlanta Chapter of APIC Official Website

Chapter Vision:

Healthcare without infection

Chapter Mission:

Create a safer world through the prevention of infection

APIC National Strategic Plan Information: 

APIC Strategic Plan Metrics

APIC Strategic Plan 2020

 

Important Chapter News

To: Greater Atlanta APIC Membership:

From: Greater Atlanta APIC Board of Directors

It is that time of year again!!!

We have two open elected positions on The Board of Directors for 2019.

The elected positions are:

President Elect

Treasurer

 Attached are the following documents:

  1. Willingness to Serve Form 2019
  2. President Elect Job Description
  3. Treasurer Job Description

The Board of Directors strongly encourages Board participation among its membership. The opportunity to support membership and impact positive change as well as networking with committed infection prevention professionals on a monthly meeting basis is invaluable.

Please review the two job descriptions and compete a Willingness to Serve 2019 form and submit to Nominations@gmail.com by September 30, 2019  for your name to be added to the ballot once we identify all interested nominees.

Willingness to Serve form-responses go to the email address on documents

Thanks very much. Let me know if there are any questions.

Beth N Morrow

Greater Atlanta Chapter APIC

Nominations

 

Next Chapter Meeting:

September 18, 2019

Details to be Posted Soon 

WellStar Development Center, Allatoona Auditorium

2000 South Park Place, SE

Atlanta, GA 30339

Industry Partner:

Lunch Served at 12:30 pm. The educational session starts at 1:00 pm. Lunch is provided.

Important  News:

CDC HICPAC HCP Guideline Update

CDC NICU Guideline Update

CDC Releases New TB Guidance Document for Healthcare Personnel

CDC Water Management for Healthcare Facilities Guidance

GDPH Hepatitis A Alert-May 14, 2019

GDPH Measles Alert-April 25, 2019

GDPH Issues Measles Alert-April 2019

GDPH Alert on E. coli Outbreak

GDPH Measles Alert 1-17-19

Identify, Isolate, Inform

Infection Control Postures

Measles Disease Card

 

CDC issues alert on global emergence of invasive infections caused by the MDR yeast Candida auris

To view the CDC alert, please click here.

CDC Experts Host Collaborative Zika Virus Summit-Presentations and Prevention and Response Resources Now Available

To view the new CDC resources, please click here.

CDC releases new resources to combat antibiotic-resistant infections:

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CDC releases new guidance and campaign to fight antibiotic resistant infections. To learn more about the new CDC resources, please visit the Infection Control Resources page or the CDC Website.

FDA Issues Guidance to Protect US Blood Supply from Zika Virus Disease

CDC releases new ATLAS tool to target antibiotic-resistant infections.  To use the new tool visit: CDC ATLAS Program

 

Topic: Leveraging the CDC’s Core Practices for Infection Prevention and Control: Evidence-Based Applications Across the Healthcare Continuum of Care

Visit the Chapter Events Tab for more information and to complete your registration. 

Greater Atlanta Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology

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