ICP News

Join nodMD at APIC’s CDS Virtual Conference

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Thursday, October 8th, 2020 • apic.org/cds2020 Are you an infection preventionist at a rural community hospital or ambulatory surgery center that is planning on attending the Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization…

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The Key Phases of Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Control Tracking/Trending

The Key Phases of Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Control Tracking/Trending 1200 628 nodMD

Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Control are detailed and complex roles. Luckily we have people like Matthew Just from ABXTracker to help guide us on some of the key phases of…

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Infection Control – Out of the Binder

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Listen as Nod Specialists’ Infection Prevention Direction Megan Crosser joins The Nursing Home Podcast to discuss how proper infection prevention controls are essential in mitigating the risk of COVID-19 in…

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SARS-COV-2

COVID-19, SARS and Coronavirus – What do they mean?

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You probably heard the terms coronavirus and COVID-19 in news reports and from friends and family, but what do they mean and are they the same. Can I use the…

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MRSA in Long-Term Care Facilities

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What Is MRSA? Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a multidrug-resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus. The characteristic feature of this strain is being resistant to the antibiotics Methicillin or Oxacillin1. When…

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What is Antimicrobial Stewardship?

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Antimicrobial stewardship is a dedicated coordinated program designed to improve antibiotic use while optimizing treatment of infections and reducing adverse events associated with antibiotic use. Antimicrobial stewardship can help improve…

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