Infection Prevention Guide to Long-Term Care (PDF)
Infection Prevention Guide to Long-Term Care (PDF)

NOTICE: This resource is now available for free, in response to COVID-19. To obtain your copy, click “Add to Cart,” then complete the checkout process (You will not be charged).

For guidance on how to effectively use this resource during the COVID-19 response, we recommend reviewing the supplemental APIC Recommendations document included in your download email.

Please note: Infection Prevention Guide to Long-Term Care, 2nd edition does not address COVID-19 specifically; it addresses more generally the basic principles of infection prevention and control in a long-term care setting. This includes some general guidance that addresses outbreak prevention and management. This content is not intended to supersede guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or other official guidance on the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

Infection Prevention Guide to Long-Term Care, 2nd Edition is a completely updated, in-depth reference that will guide the infection preventionist through creating and implementing a comprehensive long-term care infection prevention program. Updated to help practitioners navigate the new regulatory environment, it is intended to provide strategies that are unique to this practice setting.

Highlights include:
  • regulatory compliance
  • antimicrobial stewardship (NEW!)
  • water management programs to prevent waterborne diseases (NEW!)
  • surveillance, epidemiology, and reporting
  • emergency and disaster preparedness
  • assessments an interventions to prevent the most commonly occurring infections in long-term care
  • occupational health, immunization programs, and staff education
  • environmental services, including emerging technologies for cleaning and disinfection
  • interdisciplinary team collaboration

Table of Contents

Editors: Janet Nau Franck, MBA, BSN, CIC, FAPIC
Mandy Bodily-Bartrum, DNP, MPH, RN, CIC, FAPIC
Publisher: APIC
Date of Publication: 2019
ISBN: 978-1-933013-74-9
Format: Digital (PDF). (If you are interested in the print version of this product, please click here.)
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Not returnable:This is a digital (PDF) book, not a print book. Please note that digital (PDF) products are not eligible for return or exchange after purchase, and thus all purchases of this product are final.