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APIC professional and practice standards

Published:April 11, 2016DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.02.004
      Professional and practice standards for IPs have existed since 2008. The expanding, evolving, and increasingly critical role of the profession demanded they be updated. The standards emphasize flexibility and applicability across a multitude of domains and settings and provide the profession with a rigorous, well-defined set of expectations, competencies, and practices. The result is a succinct set of precepts that encapsulates the field of IPC in the present and foreseeable future.

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