The 2017 theme for International Infection Prevention Week is Antibiotic Resistance. It is critical that healthcare professionals across the continuum preserve antibiotics for the future. By joining your friends, family members, and healthcare colleagues in celebrating IIPW, you are raising awareness of the role infection prevention plays to improve patient safety.

Use these tools to help promote an infection prevention/IIPW activity in your healthcare organization or community:

  • Download the either of the IIPW 2017 toolkits below.
  • Share messages about IIPW in your newsletters and via social media.
  • Participate in our Twitter Chat (#IIPWChat) on Tuesday, October 17 at 2 pm ET. Please let us know you’re participating and we’ll send you the questions!
  • Join our Thunderclap campaign before 12 Noon ET on October 18.
  • Download our infographic posters and logos and web buttons.
  • If you plan on taking photos for IIPW, don’t forget to sign the photo release form.

Gear up for IIPW
Celebrate IIPW with new APIC’s Most Wanted merchandise. There is something for everyone: t-shirts, mugs and tumblers, balloons, pens, bags and totes, and more!
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IIPW Toolkit for Partners


This document includes tools for our healthcare association or related organization partners to promote IIPW and advocate for the importance of infection prevention in saving lives and reducing antibiotic resistance. We ask that you display your support by sharing this information on your website, in your newsletters, on social media, or through any other means you deem appropriate.

IIPW Toolkit and Resources for APIC Members


IIPW is a time for infection preventionists to raise awareness of the role infection prevention plays in improving patient safety. By in celebrating IIPW, you are raising awareness of the role infection prevention plays to improve patient safety. Explore these resources and incorporate them into your IIPW celebration and activities. Let us know how you celebrate IIPW!

 

Thank you again for joining APIC in this important awareness event. We appreciate your continued support for the seven days of IIPW and all year long.