Just like the number of flu vaccines available, there is no shortage of fun, interactive activities from APIC this year. Click on the bars below to take our quizzes. Post your germy result on your social media pages and help others learn more about common germs and infections.
You know you're an infection preventionist when...
You know you’re an infection preventionist when…
Infection preventionists (IPs) use their detective skills to find the bad germs and make sure everyone is going the right things to keep you safe. They strive to keep you, visitors, volunteers, employees, and healthcare providers safe from infection. Your safety is their #1 priority.
Many IPs are employed within healthcare institutions and also serve as educators, researchers, consultants, and clinical scientists. They partner with your healthcare team to make sure everyone is doing the right things to keep you safe from healthcare-associated infections.
A day for an IP is anything but boring! Have any of the following scenarios happened to you? Check all that apply to see if you are a super IP.
What germ are you?
What germ are you?
Lighten up your day by taking our quiz to find out what germ best matches your personality. Taking the quiz is easy. Answer 10 simple (and fun) questions, and your result will pop up. Share your result via Facebook or Twitter to encourage others to take the quiz and learn more about common germs and infections.
Do you know the ABC's of antibiotics?
Do you know the ABC’s of antibiotics?
Take our 10-question quiz to prove it, then host a little friendly competition with your friends and colleagues! We hope your Facebook page lights up with comments, likes, and shares when you post your score!
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The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year. A flu vaccine is needed this often because flu viruses are constantly changing. It’s not unusual for new flu viruses to appear each year. The flu vaccine is formulated to keep up with the flu viruses as they change.
Everyone has that one thing that annoys them more than anything else. Is your pet peeve germ-related? Vote for the germ pet peeve that absolutely drives you crazy!
Keeping your hands clean is the number one way to stop germs from spreading. Make sure that everyone around you, including your healthcare providers and your visitors, do too. Did you see them clean their hands? If not, ask them to do it again!
These days we are rarely without our cellphones, including the bathroom, but did you know that certain bathroom particles can land on your phone? Remember the next time you go to the bathroom, your phone touches your face!