Volume XIII, Number 1

NEWS FEATURE

  • Efficacy of soap and water and alcohol-based hand-rub preparations against live H1N1 influenza virus on the hands of human volunteers.

QUESTION OF THE MONTH (SURVEILLANCE TIP)

  • Documenting the Date of Origin of a HAI

REGULATORY/LEGISLATIVE

  • Proposed Legislation concerning Mandatory Reporting in the State of North Carolina

CBIC CORNER: New in 2009

  • Elimination of 2-Year Practice Requirement for CBIC
  • A New Web-Based Self-Achievement Recertification Exam

COURSES FOR THE INFECTION PREVENTIONISTNEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Revision of .0206 Curriculum for Infection Control in Outpatient Settings
  • 9th Annual Tuberculosis Symposium
  • CDC: National MRSA Education Initiative: Preventing MRSA Skin Infections
  • HHS – New Influenza Pandemic Guidelines
  • HHS Shares Metrics to Assess Reduction of Healthcare-associated Infection in Newly Released Plan
  • The Joint Commission News
  • Need for Increased IC Measures in Ambulatory Care Settings Cited
  • Information on Sink Design and Placement

RECOGNITIONS

 

Volume XIII, Number 2