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GUIDELINES & STANDARDS
Association For Professionals In Infection Control (APIC)

Guidelines, policies and standards that Infection Prevention and Control professionals may use to support their own documentation and best practices.

DATE                                      GUIDELINES & STANDARDS
2016 Safe Injection, Infusion and Medication Vial Practices in Healthcare
2015 Guide to Hand Hygiene Programs for Infection Prevention 
2015 Infection Prevention Manual for Construction & Renovation
2014 Guide to Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
2013 Guide to Preventing Clostridium difficile Infections
2013 Guide to Infection Prevention in Emergency Medical Services
2011 Multi-society Guideline for Reprocessing Flexible Gastrointestinal Endoscopes
2010 Guide to the Elimination of Infections in Hemodialysis
2010 Guide to the Elimination of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Transmission in Hospital Settings
2010 Guide to the Elimination of Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Transmission in Healthcare Settings
2010 Guide to the Elimination of Orthopedic Surgical Site Infections
2009
Guide to the Elimination of Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections
2009 Guide to the Elimination of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
2009 Guide to the Elimination of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the Long-Term Care Facility
2009 Extending the Use and/or Reusing Respiratory Protection in Healthcare Settings During Disasters
2008 Definitions for surveillance of infections in home health care
2009 Guide to the Elimination of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs)
2008 Guide for the Prevention of Mediastinitis Surgical Site Infections Following Cardiac Surgery
2007 Recommended practices for surveillance
2002 Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Health-care Settings