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Hospital Infection Control & Prevention

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Hospital Infection Control & Prevention – now in its 40th year – offers infection preventionists strategies for success that can be immediately implemented to prevent costly infections. Each monthly issue provides comprehensive, authoritative articles that address your most pressing concerns. Through the newsletter's concise and practical coverage you will:

  • stay up-to-date on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) increasing focus on infection control as a critical aspect of patient safety;
  • get the latest prevention strategies against emerging antibiotic resistant bacteria like CRE
  • know what Joint Commission surveyors are looking for in accreditation surveys
  • learn expert compliance improvement strategies for the latest CDC guidelines and recommendations, CMS regulations and OSHA requirements

More National Awards Than Any Resource of Its Kind

Gary Evans, executive editor of the AHC infectious diseases group and long-time writer of Hospital Infection Control & Prevention, was awarded First Place in the Newsletter Journalism Award category by the National Press Club in Washington, DC, in 2012 for a special report on patients infected with MRSA.

The HIC coverage also took second place for "Best Analytical Reporting" in that year's Specialized Information Publisher's Association (SIPA) awards. This is Evans' fifth award from the NPC since 1996, including three for First Place. He has also has won four SIPA (formerly NEPA) awards, including First Place for "Best Investigative Reporting" in 1992.

View a sample PDF by clicking here: Hospital Infection Control & Prevention

With your paid subscription, you'll also receive this free report: MRSA Patient Stories: Tragic Tales May Lead to National Action!

Faculty: Consulting Editor Patrick Joseph, MD, Chief of Epidemiology, San Ramon (CA) Regional Medical Center and President, California Infection Control Consultants, and Kay Ball, RN, PHd, CNOR, FAAN Perioperative Consultant/Educator K&D Medical Lewis Center, OH

Objectives: The objectives of Hospital Infection Control & Prevention are to:

  • Identify the clinical, legal, or educational issues encountered by infection preventionists and epidemiologists;
  • Describe the effect of infection control and prevention issues on nurses, hospitals, or the health care industry in general; and
  • Cite solutions to the problems encountered by infection preventionists based on guidelines from the relevant regulatory authorities, and/or independent recommendations from clinicians at individual institutions.

Target Audience: This activity is intended for infection preventionists, health care epidemiologists and infectious disease physicians


AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for 15 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 15 Contact Hours.

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians and nurses participate in this CME/CNE activity by reading the issues, using the provided references for further research and studying the questions at the end of each issue. Participants will then be directed to a website, where they will complete an online assessment to show what they’ve learned. They must score 100 on the assessment in order to complete the activity, but they are allowed to answer the questions multiple times if needed. After they have successfully completed the assessment, they will be directed to an online activity evaluation form. Once that is submitted, they will receive their credit letter.

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