New addition: California Department of Public Health HAI program tools for monitoring infection prevention, see resources page.
There's a lot happening in 2017!! March meeting venue has changed:
Welcome to our Chapter Web page. PAGE DOWN FOR OUR PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE.
Please contact the site for additional information.
California APIC Chapters Council met (CACC) February 3, 2017. The website for CACC was demonstrated and (photo above), E. Mendoza MPH delivered a talk on Measles, as there was an outbreak at that time in LA and other areas; everyone used their cell phones for net-working at the meeting. E. Goldstein MD delivered a talk on ASP.
APIC Tri-Valley President Ron Stinnett attended and contributed these photos and member Dan Field shown above, left, is the webmaster for the CACC chapter. CACC President Angela Vassal is shown at the head of the table.
Welcome to our new 2017 Board:
pictured below are
Ronald Stinnett, President, Program Chairman
Nancy Parris, President-Elect
Michelle Swetsky, Secretary
O'Neill Sangit, Treasurer
Ken Archulet, Chapter Legislative Representative
Vicki Keller, Membership
Zussette Topfer, Nina Yates and Kathy Dibene, Nominations
Learn about one IP's perspective on the General Acute Care Hospital Relicensing Survey in California:
our presenter in October 2016, Lisa Kilgore, President Elect of CACC 2017.
APIC TRI VALLEY IS AN INFLUENTIAL PART OF THE CALIFORNIA APIC COUNCIL: ALL CHAPTERS OF CALIFORNIA JOINED TOGETHER TO INFLUENCE POLICY MAKING, OFFER EDUCATION, PROMOTE COLLABORATION AND MEMBERSHIP IN APIC AND SHARE EXPERIENCED.
WE SUPPORT OUR PRESIDENT'S ATTENDANCE.
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Thank you for your support!!
From its inception in 1978, APIC Tri-Valley Chapter, # 081, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC) members have been champions for infection prevention and control, employee health, best practices and product representation.
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