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IPAC News for the week of May 17 to May 21, 2021May252021

Effects of Infection Control Education for Nursing Students Using Standardized Patients vs. Peer Role-Play. Journal    Compliance with Infection Prevention and Control Practice among Prospective Graduates of Nursing School in South Korea. Journal    Ontario opening COVID-19 vaccine appointments to those 18+ starting Tuesday. News   Dr. Brent Roussin to give COVID-19 update as Manitoba… Read more »

IPAC News for the week of May 10 to May 14, 2021May172021

Results of the CHlorhexidine Gluconate Bathing implementation intervention to improve evidence-based nursing practices for prevention of central line associated bloodstream infections Study (CHanGing BathS): a stepped wedge cluster randomized trial. Journal    An Eventual Sars-CoV-2 Infection Prevention Protocol in the Medical Setting and Dental Office. Journal    Ontario high-risk health-care workers eligible for 2nd COVID-19… Read more »

IPAC News for the week of May 3 to May 7, 2021May102021

Repeated introductions and intensive community transmission fueled a mumps virus outbreak in Washington State. Journal    Safe infection prevention and control practices with compassion – A positive legacy of COVID-19. Journal    2 COVID-19 outbreaks declared at Guelph General Hospital. News   Two travellers slapped with hefty fines for presenting fake COVID-19 test results at… Read more »

IPAC News for the week of April 26 to April 30, 2021May032021

Updated characterization of poliovirus transmission in Pakistan and Afghanistan and the impacts of different outbreak response vaccine options. Journal    Effect of Vaccination on Preventing Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations Among Children During a Severe Season Associated With B/Victoria Viruses, 2019–2020. Journal    Canada to get 1.9M vaccine doses this week, including first Johnson & Johnson shots. News… Read more »