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The Florida Professionals in Infection Control (FPIC) provides scientifically based infection control and epidemiological principles and practices through education, networking, and consultation to members, other organizations, and healthcare professionals to promote the well-being of the community at large.

Florida Professionals in Infection Control is the recognized professional organization of infection control and epidemiologic expertise throughout the state of Florida.

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FPIC Vision Statement:
To equip Infection Preventionists in Florida to be knowledgeable, confident, and successful leaders in eliminating healthcare associated infections.

FPIC Mission:
Develop, promote, and provide infection control educational opportunities 
Provide and facilitate infection control networking opportunities 
Serve as a resource for infection control issues 

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2018 FPIC Conference
September 12th-14th
Westin Tampa Waterside

Advandced Registration for Non-member- $345

Advanced Registration for Member- $ 300

Regular Registration Non-member (After August 10th)- $395

Regular Registration Member- $350


Notes from the Field: Verona Integron-Encoded Metallo-Beta-Lactamase–Producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa Outbreak in a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital — Orange County, Florida, 2017 

This investigation documents the first identification of VIM-producing P. aeruginosa in Florida. VIM-producing P. aeruginosa was first reported in Marseilles, France, in 1996 and has since been documented in health care–associated infections in several countries.  One of the authors of this article is our own Seminar chair Nychie Dotson!

FDA Recalls

From drug recalls to product recalls click the link to get the lastest FDA updates-         CLICK HERE

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Addressing the Problem of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in Dialysis

A journal article published by the Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology  provides important information on infections and their prevention in patients undergoing hemodialysis. The articles are part of an initiative called Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety (NTDS).  For access to the journey article- CLICK HERE 
  The FPIC board has worked to improve access to many resources available to Infection Prevention professionals.  Finding evidence can be an overwhelming task. This resource has been designed for ease of use with the busy professional in mind.  Any comments, suggestions or additional resources you would like to share will be reviewed for consideration. We welcome all our members' feedback!  

APIC Professional Practice
FDA- Outbreaks: Investigation, Response & Evaluation
FDA- Device Recalls
Johns Hopkins Epidemiology and IC Surveillance
The Joint Commission 
Florida Department of Health 


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