Vision and Mission of the Chapter
Vision: Healthcare without Infection
Mission: to create a safer world through prevention of infection
Summer 2014: Anaheim's APIC National Educational Conference!!!! See photo slideshow below, all photographs by Vicki Keller, Chapter Program Chair
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NEXT MEETING IS ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2014: INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED HERE AS RECEIVED.
Roy Boukidjian RN, BSN, PHN, CIC, NE-BC, Manager, Patient Safety and Accreditation, Dignity Health, Roy.Boukidjian@dignityhealth.org
On Behalf of the Tri-Valley 081 APIC Chapter, I would like to welcome you to a dynamic and robust Infection Prevention community. Collaboration and commitment among current and new members is one of many characteristics that Tri-Valley possesses.
Our chapter extends and serves the San Fernando, Santa Clarita, and Simi & Conejo Valleys. Our goal is to foster Infection Prevention growth in multiple healthcare settings, this includes but not limited to: Acute care, Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing, Outpatient, and Sub-acute facilities.
We believe that true Infection Prevention occurs with the continuum of care rather than solely focusing on the acute side of healthcare. We provide our members with mentoring, fostering, continuing education, networking opportunities, certification preparation, and other valuable tools that ensure success and optimal outcomes. I would like to invite you to join hands and participate as we create and progress the tremendous and exciting work of Infection Prevention.
Roy Boukidjian RN, BSN, PHN, CIC, NE-BC
Adding to his impressive list of accomplishments, Roy Boukidjian is serving as a Director of the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC) in 2014.
APIC's mission is to improve health and patient safety by reducing risks of infection and other adverse outcomes. The Association's more than 14,000 members have primary responsibility for infection prevention, control and epidemiology in healthcare settings around the globe. APIC's members are nurses, epidemiologists, physicians, microbiologists, quality and patient safety professionals, clinical pathologists, laboratory technologists, public health professionals and healthcare executives. APIC advances its mission through education, research, consultation, collaboration, public policy, practice guidance and credentialing.
APIC members are part of an expansive and diverse network of experienced professionals who share a common bond through their committment to reducing the risk of infection and improving patient outcomes.
APIC members receive deep discounts on products, services, and educational opportunities. To renew your membership or to join, go to www.apic.org or call (202) 789-1890.
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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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