IPAC Canada 2020 Conference Cancelled
IPAC Canada is aware of the challenges our members and our prospective conference attendees face at this time. Focus must be directed to the current COVID-19 situation and understandably our conference would be affected by both attendance and travel restrictions.
The IPAC Canada 2020 conference (Winnipeg, May 3-6) has been cancelled. We are investigating the best course of action concerning rescheduling or postponing.
Those who have registered and paid as an attendee will be provided with a 100% refund applied to their method of payment (cheque or credit card). Note this is for
March 12, 2020
Updated COVID-19 Resources
A reminder that we are regularly updating the COVID-19 Resources page on our website (https://ipac-canada.org/coronavirus-resources.php ). Be sure to check frequently for new and updated resources.
Today we posted a real-time link to the COVID-19 Global Cases dashboard (Johns Hopkins University), as well as a link to the COVID-19 Canadian Outbreak Tracker (Esri Canada, source: https://virihealth.com/ . Both are available on our resources page, above.
March 19, 2020
20/20 Vision: CIC® Recertification by Continuing Education and Entry Level Certification
Thursday, March 26, 2020 (1330 Eastern)
Join Linda Goss, the 2020 President of the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC) Board of Directors, as she provides a summary of and leads the discussion surrounding CBIC’s new initiatives in 2020 - recertification by Infection Prevention Units (IPUs) and the Associate – Infection Prevention and Control (a-IPC) entry-level examination. Linda will articulate how both initiatives represent CBIC’s growth and symbolize a future-oriented mindset in an ever-changing field. This presentation will outline the progress of
March 18, 2020
Notice of IPAC Canada Annual General Meeting, May 6, 2020
NOTICE IS HEREBY SERVED that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Infection Prevention and Control Canada will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 1300 Eastern Standard Time. The AGM will be held by webinar. More information will follow regarding the elections and the AGM agenda.
Information on the voting process for Board positions open for election will follow.
Members may vote on business arising at the AGM by proxy using Form 15, 2020 (see link below), which must be submitted to the IPAC Canada Secretary at the email address below (or by fax) no later than Friday, May 1, 2020.
March 13, 2020