Infection Prevention

Infection Prevention

Infection Prevention

How #WeSaveLivesEveryday

Telling our Story – How #WeSaveLivesEveryday

Abstract April 22-28, 2018 is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (#MLPW) in the United States. This week provides the profession with a unique opportunity to...
2018 Healthcare Symposium

Boston: 2018 Healthcare Symposium – Join Us!

The 2018 Healthcare Symposium will take place in Boston on May 9 and 10, 2018.  The event will feature interactive panel discussions with clinicians,...
Has the Antibiotic Course Had Its Day?

Has the Antibiotic Course Had Its Day?

Abstract Therapeutic interventions for infectious diseases are complicated by multiple factors, including unknowns surrounding the identity of the infectious agent(s), the bacterial load, and the...
HIV Prevention: Embracing Imbokodo

HIV Prevention: Embracing Imbokodo

Disclosures: InfectionControl.tips and the authors declare no conflict of interest and did not receive compensation for the following article. Introduction Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a bloodborne pathogen that...

TIPS: Making A Difference: Ryerson University

On Monday February 5th, 2018, The Infection Prevention Strategy will be hosting and presenting at Ryerson University as part of the Planetary Health Commission...
Call to Action: NSF Legionella 2018 Conference

NSF Legionella 2018 Conference

Abstract We tend to think of the developing world when addressing issues of safe water, but even in the developed world, there is significant risk...
2018 TIPS Sudden Science Research Grant

TIPS Sudden Science Research Grant

Call to Action 2018 TIPS Sudden Science Research Grant Submission Deadline: May 11, 2018 Grant Amount: Up to $35,000 USD* NOTE: Due to multiple requests for extensions, which the funding...
Our Darkest Hour: Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Our Darkest Hour: Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Abstract In times of tragedy, people have to band together to work towards one cause. In this article, a medical laboratory professional describes her experiences...
2018 Healthcare Symposium

2018 Healthcare Symposium

Abstract The Healthcare symposium takes a multi-faceted approach to improving patient outcomes through hospital design and management by bringing together clinicians, engineers, and architects. On...
Empowering Patients is Critical to Decreasing HAIs

Empowering Patients is Critical to Decreasing HAIs

Abstract Hand hygiene is the best method to prevent the transmission of infections. Hand hygiene for hospitalized patients sounds obvious – something that should be...