The third full week in October is designated as National Infection Control Week (NICW) in Canada and the U.S. During this week, we celebrate and highlight the efforts of Infection Control Professionals (ICPs) across healthcare settings. We also provide resources, and raise awareness about infection prevention and control (IPAC) practices. This year's theme is "it's a team thing". See the resources and presentations we have identified below to help you raise awareness and celebrate NICW with your team.
For more information please contact your IPAC Regional Support Team or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don't waste time trying to come up with ideas to boost team spirit for IPAC week – we've done it for you! Use our updated idea primer, below. In it, you'll find over 30 activities to help you raise awareness of IPAC in your own setting – all with clear indications of time and resource requirements.
Rise to the occasion: An idea primer to promote awareness ofinfection prevention and control, 2nd edition
Infection Control practitioners (ICPs) have multifaceted roles – which is why being organized is a critical factor for success. This webinar will help participants improve IPAC organizational skills, ensure IPAC goals are aligned with organizational strategic goals, and build individual and team capacity to deal with any IPAC issue that is thrown at them.
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pmRegistration: is not required, simply join the webinar.Call in information
Local: (416) 850-2050Toll-Free: 1-866-261-6767Participant Code: 4938797#
The practice activities listed below are designed to support trainers/facilitators in conducting face-to-face (IPAC) Core Competencies training.
Resources to support the prevention and investigation of IPAC lapses in community settings.
Resources to support cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of medical equipment/devices.
This course is intended for health care providers who perform reprocessing tasks in community settings.
These checklists are designed to support IPAC lapse investigations in clinical office practice settings.
This module defines, describes, and demonstrates the modes of transmission and categories of Additional Precautions.
Compare ASP elements and strategies in participating Ontario hospitals using our interactive tool.