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IPAC Canada is a multidisciplinary member-based association committed to public wellness and safety by advocating for best practices in infection prevention and control in all settings.


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Core Competencies for ICPs Since 1999, when IPAC Canada and APIC first published professional and practice standards for infection prevention and control (IPAC), much has changed in the IPAC world, including expansion of continuing education opportunities for infection control professionals (ICPs) and of ICPs’ responsibilities.  IPAC Canada, like other organizations, has therefore developed a set of 157 competency statements, in 14 competency areas, that indicate the minimum knowledge, skills and attitudes required to practice safely and ethically as an ICP. The core competencies document can also be used to
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Core Competencies for HCWs The scope of Infection Prevention and Control and IPAC Canada has expanded to include community, pre-hospital and public health including both regulated and non-regulated health care. The original core competencies were reviewed to reflect this change in scope as well as to reflect practice changes that have occurred in the last 10 years. The basic core competencies serve as a platform for adding occupation-specific competencies.  The objective was to identify the specific IPAC competencies healthcare workers need to be able to do to protect themselves in their working environment as well
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Respiratory Infection: A National Survey Distributed on behalf of the Infection Control and Respiratory Research Team, The Ottawa Hospital SURVEY DEADLINE:  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 If you have any questions about the study, please contact Dr. Sunita Mulpuru, at smulpuru@toh.ca. La version française de ce courriel suit la version anglaise. Our infection control and respiratory research team at The Ottawa Hospital is excited to invite you to participate in an online survey to assess current respiratory infection control practices in acute care hospitals in Canada.  Our team is very interested in understanding
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WHO Guidelines for IPAC Programmes
IPAC Canada Program Wide Standard
Employment Opportunity
Call for Applications
Influenza Information from the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO)
Report on Measuring Patient Harm in Canadian Hospitals
Scholarship & Award Opportunities
House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance - IPAC Canada brief of August 5 2016
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