Hill Day 2018
Hill Day 2018 was held in Ottawa on May 3, 2018. A team of Board and association members
met with several MPs, Health Critics and members of the Health Committee in an effort to
bring attention to AROs, the need for a National Surveillance System, and the work
of IPAC Canada. View photos from Hill day!
May 10, 2018
Class 1 Inc. Scholarship Winners
It is with pleasure we announce IPAC Canada and Class 1 Inc. have collaborated on the development of the Class 1 Scholarship. The scholarship is intended to provide funding for a patient or family member to attend the IPAC Canada annual conference.
We are pleased to announce that Theresa Malloy-Miller of Delaware, Ontario and Kim Neudorf of Prince Alberta, Saskatchewan have been accepted as the 2018 recipients of the Class 1 Scholarship.
IPAC Canada thanks Barry Hunt of Class 1 Inc. for his generous support of IPAC Canada. More information.
May 10, 2018
Interior Health, Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, Rossland BC is seeking an Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner. Job description and link to apply
May 8, 2018
World Hand Hygiene Day
May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day
In celebration of World Hand Hygiene Day, CDC reminds everyone that keeping hands clean is one of the most important ways to prevent infections – and when we prevent infections, we help prevent the development of sepsis.
Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is life-threatening, and without timely treatment, sepsis can rapidly cause tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Sepsis happens when an infection you already have in your skin, lungs, urinary tract or somewhere else – triggers a chain relation
May 5, 2018