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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.

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A Message to Members of IPAC Canada/PCI Canada From Barbara Catt, President Integrity is a core value of Infection Prevention and Control Canada/ Prévention et contrôle des infections Canada. As the professional voice of Canadian Infection Prevention and Control Professionals, we are committed to supporting diversity, especially to promote greater inclusion of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) in our profession. We condemn racism and racial injustice in all its forms and will take concerted action to ensure racial bias and discrimination is addressed in all of our work, including educational events and other programs. See the full announcement:
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Getting Past Discomfort: Mitigating Bias to Become Upstanders in Healthcare Thursday, August 27, 2020 (1330 Eastern) An important part of leadership development is understanding the barriers that may impede success for those you lead. Join Dr. Jasmine R. Marcelin from the University of Nebraska Medical Center as she discusses the historical and contemporaneous impact of racism in healthcare, uncovers different kinds of unconscious bias, and how to address them when they occur. This webinar is for IPAC Canada members and non-members. Please pass this information along to your colleagues. Preregistration is required, by Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Log in
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Canadian Association of Medical Device Reprocessing Webinar Tuesday July 7, 2020 (11 am ET) We at CAMDR are thrilled that Dr. Nita Mazurat, DMD, MSc and member of the CAMDR Education Committee is offering this webinar to CAMDR members and anyone else who needs these tools! Objectives:  The objectives for this presentation on reprocessing for the non-hospital healthcare community and specifically for the oral healthcare team are: To provide definitions for terms that may be new for oral healthcare providers including: reprocessing, validated, manufacturer’s instructions for use, device, labelling, device classification, cleaning,
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AMMI & PHAC Host: Management of COVID-19 in Long-term Care (webinar) Thursday, July 9, 2020 (16:00 – 16:45 ET) Presentation: Infection Prevention & Control (IPAC) Management of COVID-19 in Long-term Care Speaker: Dr. Jerome Leis MD, MSC, FRCPC Dr. Leis is the Medical Director of Infection Prevention & Control at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto.  His research is focused on the development of new models of care that reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infection and promote the appropriate use of antibiotics. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Leis has supported
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