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IPAC Canada – the smart way to advance infection prevention and control best practice every day.

Welcome to IPAC Canada*

*Google Translate provides 'IAPC Canada' as the acronym which is used throughout this French website. The true acronym is 'PCI Canada'; however, the website translation cannot be changed.

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.

Latest News and Events

Webinar - Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Infectious Syphilis Surveillance in Canada: 2008-2018 The following information is being distributed on behalf of the Public Health Agency of Canada THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14th, 2019, 1 PM EST Sexually transmitted infections – including chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis – are notifiable diseases in Canada. These infections may have serious consequences on the sexual, reproductive and overall health of individuals and can represent an important burden on the healthcare system. In this webinar, PHAC’s Sexually Transmitted Infections and Hepatitis team will present the latest national surveillance data for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and
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Webinar - CAN/CSA SZ314.18 Update (MDR) PAC Canada announces a new webinar for members only, on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 (1330 Eastern): CAN/CSA Updates on the Revised CSA Z314.18 (Medical Device Reprocessing) Presented by Merlee Steele Rodway, IPAC Canada Representative, CSA MDR/Sterilization Technical Committee This presentation will provide an overview of the new and improved Z314.18 CSA Standard, highlighting the combined Z314 series of standards relevant to MDR and revised sections. This webinar is for IPAC Canada members only. Preregistration is now open, deadline is December 2nd. Log-in instructions
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Canadian Patient Safety Week is October 28 - November 1 Canadian Patient Safety Week is a national, annual campaign that started in 2005 to inspire extraordinary improvement in patient safety and quality. As the momentum for promoting best practices in patient safety has grown, so has the participation in Canadian Patient Safety Week. The Canadian Patient Safety Institute invites all Canadians – the public, providers and leaders – to become involved in making patient safety a priority. At some point, every one of us will be a patient in the healthcare system. What most Canadians don’t realize is that 28,000 of us die from preventable harm
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Certification Board of Infection Control Announcement Beginning in 2020, CBIC will be rolling out a new entry-level certification opportunity. Unlike the CIC®, there are no experience or job-specific requirements necessary to apply for the Associate – Infection Prevention & Control (a-IPC) entry-level certification examination. The purpose of this exam is to verify initial readiness to practice infection prevention in a healthcare setting. Before the a-IPC is officially released, CBIC needs your help! CBIC requires a minimum of 100 interested candidates to take a beta test version of the a-IPC. The first 100 candidates to sign up will
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IPAC Canada 2020 Conference - Abstracts Now Being Accepted
2020 GOJO Scholarship - Applications Now Being Accepted!
WEBINAR: Basics of Biofilms
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National Infection Control Week October 14th-18th
2020 Diversey Scholarship - Applications Now Being Accepted!
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