IPAC for Outpatient Settings

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario states that there are ample opportunities for infection to be transmitted in an office setting both directly from person to person and indirectly through inanimate objects known as fomites.
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IPAC for Acute Care

The additional cost to care for a patient colonized with MRSA is $8,841. This increases to $27,661 when the patient becomes infected with MRSA.
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IPAC for Design and Construction

In 2011 the Canadian Standards Association issued the Canadian Healthcare Facility standard which states that unless supporting documentation and justification is given, all inpatient bedrooms in Class A healthcare facilities shall be single bedded rooms.
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IPAC for Dental

The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario states that dentists have an obligation to maintain the standards of practice of the profession and accordingly, must ensure that recommended infection prevention and control procedures are carried out in their offices.
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IPAC for Long Term Care

Ontario’s Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC) recommends IPAC program requirements in all healthcare settings. In addition to resources such as access to reliable lab services, environmental services, and an occupational health professional, PIDAC recommends 1.0 FTE Infection Control Professional per 150-200 LTC beds.
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IPAC for Surgical Centres

An article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (2010) found that 68% of Ambulatory Surgical Centres in the United States had at least one lapse in infection control.
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Who We Are

CIC Professionals Incorporated provides a wide range of products and services related to the field of Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC).  Certified IPAC Consultants will work directly with your organization to create customized solutions that meet your needs and provide results.

CIC Professionals offers IPAC program review and development, program and practice audits, consultative services, healthcare acquired infection surveillance, and infection control resource development such as policies and procedures, tracking tools, and signage.

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