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IPAC Canada offers these links for additional resources for infection control professionals. Links presented here do not imply endorsement by IPAC Canada.

Alerts, Recalls and Advisories

Antibiotic-Resistant Organisms (AROs)

Information links and resources for ICPs and other health care providers regarding resistant bacteria, including MRSA, VRE, ESBLs, CPE and C.difficile.

Associations/Organizations

A list of infection control-related associations and organizations for quick access.

Bioterrorism Links

Information links and resources for ICPs and other health care providers regarding bioterrorism and biological warfare.

Construction

A collection of information links and resources for ICPs to assist them to monitor maintenance and construction activities in their facility. IPAC Canada members may find additional information and tools on the Facility Design & Construction Interest Group Web Page (IPAC Canada member password required).

Communications Links

Links to websites that specialize in communications and public relations.

Disaster-Related Infections

Links to resources for infection prevention following natural disasters or other emergency situations. Check here for what to do following earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tsunamis and more. Includes safe food and drinking water, waterborne diseases and a wealth of other resources.

Emerging Infections Resources

Keep up with the latest information on new and changing infections. This web page offers links to sites that are involved with surveillance and monitoring for new and evolving infectious diseases as well as links to our web pages on Influenza/Pandemic Influenza/Avian Influenza/H1N1 Influenza, MERS-CoV, SARS and West Nile Virus.

Evidence-Based Guidelines Links

One of our most widely used resources, this website provides links to guidelines, policies and standards that infection control professionals may use to support their own documentation and best practices. This is a quick way to find information from PHAC, CDC, APIC, SHEA and WHO, as well as Provincial guidelines.

French Resources - Ressources françaises

PCI Canada offre ces liens pour les ressources additionnelles en françaises pour des professionnels de commande d'infection.

Hand Hygiene Resources

A compilation of information and resources for ICPs to enhance educational programs. Topics include: rationale for hand hygiene; hand hygiene procedures; hand hygiene standards & guidelines; education & teaching aids; hand hygiene publications, research & references; hand hygiene information for teachers & children; and historical information about hand hygiene.

Human Resources for ICPs

Resources that may be used by ICPs to enhance their infection control programs. Includes guidelines and recommendations for ICP training, numbers, and infection control program content; standards; professional practices standards, and more!

Infection Control Websites of Interest

Websites that pertain exclusively to infection prevention and control.

Journals/Publications

A listing of infection control journals and other medical journals and publications.

Non-acute Care Links

Links to infection prevention and control resources that are of interest to the non-acute care sector - prehospital care/EMS, long term care/nursing homes, community care, home care, clinic/ambulatory care, physician/dental offices, mental health and early learning/childcare.

Promotion of Infection Control

    Use these resources to publicize your infection control activities.

  • Resources for Infection Control Week  – Promote your week with our help! You are provided with an outline and suggestions for the organization of your event, some fun activities you can do, and lots of free samples to help get you started. Have a great week!

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) 

Surveillance and Statistics

Tools and websites to help you carry out surveillance and analyse the results.