The APIC/JCR Infection Prevention and Control Workbook, 4th Edition

New, updated 4th edition of bestselling Doody's Core Title. Authoritative information on infection prevention and control across the continuum of care by APIC and JCR. 

Release Date: July 31, 2021. 302 pages.

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The APIC/JCR Infection Prevention and Control Workbook, 4th Edition
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Product Description

This brand-new 4th edition of a bestseller is the must-have title for infection preventionists and other leaders in your health care organization. Co-published by Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and the Association for Professionals in Infection Prevention and Epidemiology (APIC), featuring information from experts at APIC as well as The Joint Commission, this workbook covers infection prevention and control in all health care settings and offers authoritative guidance, best practices, practical tools, valuable checklists, and more. This workbook also explains Joint Commission accreditation standards and their applicability and relevance, particularly important in today's challenging health care environment. New to this edition is a discussion of Joint Commission International (JCI) standards so that readers can see the applicability of the content from an international health care perspective.

This title has been designated a Doody's Core Title for 5 years in a row--a remarkable achievement that identifies it as an indispensable addition to your IC library. The title features the contributions of top IC experts and is a must-have for all those involved in infection prevention and control.  Learn from the leaders.

This new edition features the following:

  • Resources and lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic
  • NEW and updated Joint Commission and JCI standards for infection prevention and control (IPC)
  • NEW and updated downloadable tools, including new risk assessment tools
  • NEW and updated case studies—timely and relevant for your needs today during the pandemic
    • A methodology for determining care in a high-level containment care unit
    • Responding to an infectious disease emergency
    • Optimizing the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)

Key Topics:

  • Designing and Managing an Effective IPC Program
  • The Role of Leadership in IPC
  • Planning for and Managing Infectious Disease Emergencies
  • A Risk-Based Approach to IPC
  • Implementing Clinical Strategies to Reduce Infection Risk
  • Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization of Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Maintaining a Safe Environment of Care
  • Occupational Health Issues Related to IPC
  • Communication and Education Strategies for IPC Programs
  • Integrating IPC into Patient Safety and Performance Improvement
  • Evaluating the Effective of IPC Programs

Key Features:

  • A wealth of IPC strategies for standards compliance, performance improvement, patient safety, and environment of care safety
  • Expert advice from infection preventionists from The Joint Commission, Joint Commission Resources (JCR), Joint Commission International (JCI), and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
  • A variety of IPC tools, forms, and checklists, available in the text and as writable, customizable, and downloadable versions that you can then adapt and use in your health care organization

Key Audiences:

  • Infection preventionists in all health care settings, including domestic and international
  • Facilities managers and engineers
  • Accreditation professionals
  • Patient safety officers
  • Performance and quality improvement staff
  • Clinical staff involved in infection prevention and control
  • Emergency managers who are involved in COVID-19 response and mitigation at health care facilities
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