Core Competencies for HCWs
The scope of Infection Prevention and Control and IPAC Canada has expanded to include community, pre-hospital and public health including both regulated and non-regulated health care. The original core competencies were reviewed to reflect this change in scope as well as to reflect practice changes that have occurred in the last 10 years. The basic core competencies serve as a platform for adding occupation-specific competencies. The objective was to identify the specific IPAC competencies healthcare workers need to be able to do to protect themselves in their working environment as well
November 30, 2016
Respiratory Infection: A National Survey
Distributed on behalf of the Infection Control and Respiratory Research Team, The Ottawa Hospital
SURVEY DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 21, 2016
If you have any questions about the study, please contact Dr. Sunita Mulpuru, at email@example.com.
La version française de ce courriel suit la version anglaise.
Our infection control and respiratory research team at The Ottawa Hospital is excited to invite you to participate in an online survey to assess current respiratory infection control practices in acute care hospitals in Canada.
Our team is very interested in understanding
November 29, 2016
WHO Guidelines for IPAC Programmes
The WHO's infection prevention and control (IPC) Global Unit is launching new recommendations on what constitutes the critical elements of national and facility-level IPC programs, i.e. the new WHO Guidelines on Core Components of Infection Prevention and Control Programmes at the National and Acute Health Care Facility Level.
November 22, 2016