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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 News and Updates: 

New HAI Reports Available for Nation and GA:

GA HAI/AR Report: https://arpsp.cdc.gov/profile/geography/13

CDC HAI 2018 Report: https://www.cdc.gov/hai/data/portal/progress-report.html 

CDC 2019 AR Report: CDC 2019 AR Report

 

Next Chapter Meeting:

 

December 18-SAVE THE DATE-Annual Holiday Luncheon

Hot Topics in Infection Control

Keynote Speaker:

Michael Bell, MD

Deputy Director

Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. To Register, Please Complete the Online Registration on the Events Page

Other Infection Prevention Happenings:

Important  News:

CDC Strive Courses

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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