The APIC/JCR Infection Prevention and Control Workbook, 4th Edition

New, updated 4th edition of bestselling Doody's Core Title. Authoritative information on infection prevention and control across the continuum of care by APIC and JCR. 

Release Date: May 31, 2021. Approximately 225 pages.

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$139.00 - $299.00
The APIC/JCR Infection Prevention and Control Workbook, 4th Edition
All levels
U.S. Standards
Doody's Core Title
Product Description

Product Description

This brand-new 4th edition of a JCR bestseller is the must-have title for infection preventionists in your health care organization. Co-published by JCR and APIC, featuring information from IC experts at APIC as well as The Joint Commission, this workbook covers all health care settings and offers authoritative guidance, best practices, practical tools, valuable checklists, and more. This workbook also explains Joint Commission accreditation standards and their applicability and relevance, particularly important in today's challenging health care environment. This title has been designated a Doody's Core Title for 4 years in a row--a designation that identifies it as an indispensable addition to your IC library.

Key Topics:

  • Designing and Managing An Effective Infection Prevention and Control Program
  • The Role of Leadership in Infection Prevention and Control
  • Planning for and Managing Infectious Disease Emergencies
  • Implementing Clinical Strategies to Reduce Infection Risk
  • Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization of Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Integrating Infection Prevention and Control into Patient Safety and Performance Improvement

Key Features:

  • A wealth of infection prevention and control strategies for standards compliance, performance improvement, and patient safety
  • Expert advice from infection preventionists from The Joint Commission, Joint Commission Resources (JCR), Joint Commission International (JCI), and the Associations for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
  • A variety of tools, forms, and checklists, available in the text and as writable, customizable, and downloadable versions
  • Coverage of all health care settings accredited by The Joint Commission

Key Audience:

  • Infection preventionists in all health care settings, including domestic and international
  • Facilities managers
  • Accreditation professionals
  • Patient safety officers
  • Performance and quality improvement staff
  • Clinical staff involved in infection prevention and control
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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Table of Contents



About the Editors

Barbara M. Soule, RN, MPA, CIC, FSHEA, FAPIC, is a consultant for Joint Commission Resources and Joint Commission International specializing in infection prevention and control. She received her bachelor of arts in psychology/sociology from Washington University, her master of public administration in health policy from The Evergreen State College, and her nursing degree from The Jewish Hospital School of Nursing. Previously, Soule was the director of Infection Control and Epidemiology at Providence St. Peter Hospital. She has published numerous journal articles in infection control.

Kathleen Meehan Arias, MS, MT(ASCP), SM(AAM), CIC, is the director of Arias Infection Control Consulting, LLC. She authored the textbook Outbreak Investigation, Prevention and Control in Health Care Settings: Critical Issues in Patient Safety, 2nd edition. She earned her bachelor of science in medical technology from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science and her master of science in clinical microbiology from Thomas Jefferson University.

About the Foreword Writers

Paula Wilson is president and chief executive officer of Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and its international division, Joint Commission International (JCI). JCR and JCI are not-for-profit organizations working to improve health care quality and patient safety in more than 90 countries around the world. JCI is leading health care improvement worldwide through development of international standards for quality and safety and International Patient Safety Goals, and by offering domestic and international consulting, international accreditation, education, publications, and e-Learning. Wilson has more than 35 years of experience in the health care industry.

Katrina Crist, MBA, CAE, chief executive officer at Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), was instrumental in developing the APIC Strategic Plan 2020 to organize the association’s mission and goals around a plan to advance infection preventionist competencies and certification, implementation science, advocacy, data standardization, and patient safety. Crist has more than 15 years of experience in executive leadership and elevating professional associations. She has a master of business administration from Boston University and a bachelor of arts from Purdue University. She is a certified association executive.

About the Authors

The following authors contributed to The APIC/JCR Infection Prevention and Control Workbook:

  • Ruth M. Carrico, PhD, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, FSHEA, CIC, associate professor and family nurse practitioner with the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, and is the founding associate director of the School of Medicine Global Health Initiative
  • Libby F. Chinnes, RN, BSN, CIC, infection prevention and control consultant with IC Solutions, LLC, in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Loretta L. Fauerbach, MS, FSHEA, FAPIC, CIC, lead infection preventionist, Fauerbach & Associates, LLC.
  • Sylvia Garcia-Houchins, RN, MBA, CIC, infection prevention and control consultant, Joint Commission Resources (JCR), Joint Commission International (JCI)
  • Kathleen Gase, MPH, CIC, FAPIC, manager of Infection Prevention at BJC HealthCare in St. Louis; member of the APIC Annual Conference Committee; editorial board of the American Journal of Infection Control; and adjunct professor for Fontbonne University in Public Health Administration
  • Linda R. Greene, RN, MPS, CIC, FAPIC, infection prevention manager for the University of Rochester/ Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York
  • Karen Kessler Hoffman, RN, MS, CIC, health information specialist and infection preventionist with the US Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services’ Survey and Certification Group and clinical instructor and infection control consultant with the Division of Infectious Diseases of the University of North Carolina, Chapel-Hill, School of Medicine
  • Joan M. Ivaska, BS, MPH, CIC, consultant, Joint Commission Resources and senior director of Infection Prevention, Banner Health
  • Mary Lou Manning, PhD, CRNP, CIC, FNAP, FAAN, professor of Nursing, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Karen Martin, RN, MPH, CIC, consultant, Joint Commission Resources, and manager of Infection Prevention, Advocate Christ Medical Center and Children’s Hospital, Oak Lawn, Illinois
  • Shannon Oriola, RN, BSN, CIC, manager of Epidemiology and Infection Prevention, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California.
  • Terri Rebmann, PhD, RN, CIC, FAPIC, professor and director, Institute for Biosecurity, College for Public Health and Social Justice, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Elizabeth E. Tremblay, MPH, CPH, CIC, infection control practitioner, University of Florida Health Shands Hospital, Gainesville, Florida
  • Lisa Waldowski, DNP(c), MS, APRN, CIC, infection control specialist, The Joint Commission
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