Arnprior Regional Health, Ontario is seeking a part-time Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator. Job Description and Application Criteria
July 18, 2019
Call for Applications
IPAC Canada is seeking one member of the Distance Education Advisory Committee, for a three-year term commencing September 1, 2019. The Advisory Committee offers guidance and recommendations on aspects of distance education course development and implementation. Its mandate is to ensure the IPAC Canada distance education Basic Infection Prevention and Control course remains current. Click on 'FULL STORY' for the position description and application criteria. Deadline for applications is August 9, 2019.
July 22, 2019
Second Webinar Added! Webinar on the new CSA Draft Standard Z317.12: Cleaning & Disinfection of Healthcare Facilities
Registration is now open for the second offering on August 15th 13:30 ET via the orange 'CSA Webinar' button on the IPAC Canada home page.
This webinar will provide the opportunity for a Q&A on the new CSA standard. The webinar is open to members and any of their colleagues they wish to invite to this important session. Please also invite those in your facilities who are responsible for environmental cleaning and disinfection.
Preregistration via the IPAC Canada website is required. Log in information will be provided at a later date.
Prior to the webinar, please
July 18, 2019
WHO Survey on IPAC programs in Canada
The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a global survey on the current level of progress of infection prevention and control (IPC) programs and hand hygiene activities in health care facilities (acute-care hospitals). These surveys will close August 31, 2019.
CNISP is encouraging all Canadian acute-care hospitals to participate. The WHO has created a national link for Canada. By your hospital using this link to access the surveys, WHO will send the data from all Canadian acute-care hospitals that participated back to PHAC/CNISP. As a result we will be able to gain a better
July 17, 2019