2019 IPAC Canada Elections
The Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors of IPAC Canada is charged with the responsibility of ensuring continuity by nominating a slate of officers for positions open in 2019 (Policy 12.10). These are nominations only. Additionally, nominations for any of the available board positions are welcomed from members of IPAC Canada. Serving on the board of IPAC Canada is an excellent way to participate at the national level. This offers the opportunity to meet a wide range of IPAC Canada members, network with allied professional groups, and work with other motivated and experienced
Stop Colds and Flu From Taking Over: A 20-Minute Master Class
Presented by Barley Chironda RPN, Clorox, and David L. Smith ESP, Bunzl Canada
Thursday, January 24, 2019 (noon Eastern, check your local time zone)
A live chat will follow.
This webinar is presented by Bunzl Canada and The Clorox Company of Canada.
Complete information has been posted on the IPAC Canada website at this link
January 18, 2019
IPAC Canada's Online Novice ICP Course 2019-2020
Applications are being accepted until March 17, 2019 for the IPAC Canada Online Novice Infection Prevention and Control Course 2019-20. The course runs from September to June each year. Tuition Fees are $1790.00 (due in August and the following February).
Preference for admission will be given to novice infection prevention and control professionals (ICPs) with less than 2 years' experience. Applications will also be considered from others working in healthcare and/or exploring opportunities in infection prevention and control.
This is a distance education
January 15, 2019
Webinar -Information Session: 2019 Point Prevalence Survey in Canadian Long Term Care Facilities
For French Session, see January 18, 2019 Webinar.
Date: Thursday , January 17, 2019
Time: 1030 PT, 1130 MT, 1230 CT/SK, 1330 ET, 1430 AT, 1500 NL
Duration: 1.0 hour
Login information will be provided at a later date.
In spring 2019, the Public Health Agency of Canada will be implementing a prevalence survey in long-term care facilities across Canada in partnership with IPAC Canada. The objective of the survey will be to assess infection or colonization caused by antimicrobial resistant organisms, and prevalence of antibiotic use among long-term care residents. This session will
December 27, 2018