Florida Professionals in Infection Control
Control, Education, Prevention, Surveillance
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9/26/14 CMS Life Safety Code Waiver Issued HERE 8/29/14 CMS New Standard on Immediate Use Sterilization HERE 11/24/14 AHRQ Evidence Based Antibiotic Treatment for Healthcare Acquired Pneumonia HERE 7/29/15 NHSN Report to Satisfy Hospital Quality Reporting Program Requirements HERE
INFECTION PREVENTION HEADLINE NEWS AROUND THE U.S.
11/9/16 Multistate Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia continues. Case count at 149. HERE 11/3/16 WHO First International Surgical Site Infection Prevention Guidelines HERE 5/20/16 FDA criminal case news: contaminated syringes sold under name of B Braun HERE 5/12/16 FDA Safety Announcement about Fluoroquinolones use and serious side effects HERE 4/14/16 SHEA NEW Antimicrobial Stewardship Practical Advice HERE
EBOLA References have been moved to IP Resources.
Thanks to all our members for sharing EBOLA news.
ZIKA VIRUS HEADLINES
The first known disease to cause congenital defects transmitted by the mosquito.
Zika Prevention funding for 2017 HERE Update for Obstetricians from FL Dept of Health 8/23/2016 HERE Update for Other Clinicians from FL Dept of Health 8/23/2016 HERE CDC MMWR Weekly Updates on Zika. HERE Florida and New York lead the nation in number of cases. Current reported HERE