The Week (IIPW)
Join your friends, family members, and healthcare colleagues in celebrating International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), October 20-26, 2013. IIPW, which takes place the third week of October each year, raises awareness of the role infection prevention plays to improve patient safety. Read more about the history of IIPW. Read the press release issued on 10/7/13 about the effort.
These pages house the tools for you to advocate and promote IIPW, the materials to give infection prevention special visibility, and the locations for conversations about why infection prevention matters. Explore these resources and incorporate them in your IIPW celebration and activities.
CBIC celebrates CIC awardees
The Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC®) is pleased to announce Certified Infection Preventionist/Infection Prevention and Control Professionals Day taking place on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 during International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) in recognition of professionals Certified in Infection Control (CIC®).
To celebrate Certified Certified Infection Preventionist/Infection Prevention Day, CBIC would like to recognize those who have earned the certification. View the “honor roll” of all of CIC®’s on the CBIC website.
Looking for online resources to help educate about infection prevention? Check out these resources for children and adults.
This special infographic helps educate patients and families on their roles in infection prevention.
Do you need ideas on hosting an IIPW event? Look no further. We have fun and creative ideas to help you engage everyone in infection prevention.
Give infection prevention and IIPW heightened visibility with mugs, totebags, wearables, and other items that feature the IIPW logo. Spread the word with IIPW logo merchandise.