The Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control is the peak body for infection prevention and control professionals (IPCPs) in the region. Our members are key practitioners and decision makers in the field of infection prevention and control and include nurses, aged care workers, industry professionals, scientists, academics, educators, and policy makers.

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Foundations of IPC Courses

The ACIPC Foundations of Infection Prevention and Control course provides a valuable pathway for further learning and is an important resource for those wishing to pursue a career as an Infection Control Professional.

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HIV and Hepatitis Pre and Post Testing Discussion Course

We are excited to announce that the HIV and Hepatitis Pre and Post Testing Discussion Course will be delivered by ACIPC later this year.
This course was previously delivered by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at the La Trobe University

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Aged Care Masterclass

The ACIPC Aged Care Masterclass is a series of recorded presentations addressing high-level issues in Aged Care Infection Prevention and Control Management, including but not restricted to COVID-19 management in aged care facilities.  This course is available online, on demand.

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Online Short Course – Aged Care Settings

This course is designed for individuals from a variety of roles/professions working in an Aged Care Setting. It is recommended that participants have a background in nursing.

Invitation to attend the 2021 ACIPC International Conference

Colleagues,

ACIPC has made the decision to hold this year’s conference as a fully online event.

The conference will still take place 8 – 10 November and features an impressive array of invited national and international speakers, oral presentations, poster presentations and themed sessions.

Topic and speaker highlights include:

  • Controversies surrounding mask use,
    featuring Distinguished Professor Lidia Morawska, Time magazine – 100 most influential people in the world
  • How has COVID-19 changed infection prevention and control,
    Adjunct Professor (Practice) Alison McMillan, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer
  • Making decisions without evidence during COVID-19,
    Professor Dale Fisher
  • Worldwide Trends in Infection Prevention & Control,
    Professor Brett Mitchell

The conference will also have a theme session running throughout each of the three days for aged care, office-based practice, and immunisation.

  • Monday, Infection Prevention and Control in Residential and Aged Care Facilities
  • Tuesday, Infection Prevention and Control in Office-Based Practice
  • Wednesday, Immunisation workshop

To view the program in full visit: https://www.acipcconference.com.au/2021-program

ACIPC is pleased to be offering significantly reduced registration fees for the online conference with full and day registration options available. For more information and to register visit: https://www.acipcconference.com.au/2021-registration.

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2021 ACIPC International Conference in November.

Phil Russo
President
Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control

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