Safe Healthcare
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The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) is a professional society that improves public health by establishing infection-prevention measures and supporting antibiotic stewardship among healthcare providers.

Events

IDWeek 2022

IDWeek is a forum for health professionals of varied backgrounds to collaborate, cooperate, and learn from each other’s expertise.

Resources

COVID-19 Resources

As SARS CoV 2 (COVID-19) continues to be a pathogen of high consequence, SHEA would like to highlight key resources for healthcare epidemiologists, infection preventionists, antibiotic stewards, and other medical professionals responding to COVID-19. Time-sensitive news/events/alerts are not included.

Resources

Prevention CHKC

Prevention CHKC is designed to train frontline healthcare personnel, defined as those “responsible for direct patient care” in best practices to prevent and control HAIs and pathogens that can spread in the healthcare setting.

News

New Guidance Released for Preventing Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia

ARLINGTON, VA – In the second in series of updates on guidance for infection control in acute-care hospitals, five medical organizations are recommending best practices…

New Guidance for Preventing Healthcare-Associated Bloodstream Infections

New expert guidance from five medical organizations highlights practice recommendations for the prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) at a time when hospitals urgently…

Pandemic Has Compounded Challenges for Safety in Healthcare Settings

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) agrees with the call to rebuild a resilient patient safety culture in U.S. healthcare institutions that came…

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ICHE JOURNAL
Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology

Published monthly by Cambridge University Press, ICHE publishes original, peer-reviewed scientific articles for professionals in epidemiology or infection prevention and control programs in hospitals and healthcare facilities.

ASHE JOURNAL
Antimicrobial Stewardship & Healthcare Epidemiology

Antimicrobial Stewardship & Healthcare Epidemiology (ASHE) is a fully Gold Open Access journal that publishes original research that contributes to the fields of antimicrobial stewardship and the prevention of healthcare-associated infections.

SHEA Spring Conference

The 2022 Spring Conference will include topics on healthcare epidemiology, antibiotic stewardship, long-term care, research methods, clinical microbiology, patient safety and quality, implementation science, and COVID-19. It also provides a wide range of opportunities for networking with peers and experts in the field.

Upcoming Events

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