The APIC/JCR Infection Prevention and Control Workbook

The APIC/JCR Infection Prevention and Control Workbook
4th Ed.
2021 © Joint Commission Resources
Patti G. Grota PhD, CNS-M-S, CIC, FAPIC; Angela H. Rupp, MT, MS, CIC, FAPIC
ISBN-13: 978-1-63585-205-9
eISBN-13: 978-1-63585-206-6
Infectious Diseases, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement


This brand-new 4th edition of a bestseller is the must-have title for infection preventionists and other leaders in your health care organization. Co-published by Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and the Association for Professionals in Infection Prevention and Epidemiology (APIC), featuring information from experts at APIC as well as The Joint Commission, this workbook covers infection prevention and control in all health care settings and offers authoritative guidance, best practices, practical tools, valuable checklists, and more. This workbook also explains Joint Commission accreditation standards and their applicability and relevance, particularly important in today's challenging health care environment. New to this edition is a discussion of Joint Commission International (JCI) standards so that readers can see the applicability of the content from an international health care perspective.

This title has been designated a Doody's Core Title for 5 years in a row--a remarkable achievement that identifies it as an indispensable addition to your IC library. The title features the contributions of top IC experts and is a must-have for all those involved in infection prevention and control. Learn from the leaders.

This new edition features the following:

  • • Resources and lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic
  • • NEW and updated Joint Commission and JCI standards for infection prevention and control (IPC)
  • • NEW and updated downloadable tools, including new risk assessment tools
  • • NEW and updated case studies—timely and relevant for your needs today during the pandemic
          o A methodology for determining care in a high-level containment care unit
          o Responding to an infectious disease emergency
          o Optimizing the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)

Doody's Reviews

Doody's Core Titles (DCT)
Score: 96/100
4/5 Stars
Specialty Score: 2.13 Health Sciences - Infectious Disease
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Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"The best points of the book are its use of Joint Commission Standards, both in the United States and globally, at the beginning of each chapter. Throughout the chapters, there are also tips to help with developing strategies. As someone new to the IP field, the book kept my interest. I found the information well written, easy to read, and useful."

-- Irene Newquist, BSN MSN (VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System) Doody's Review

"This edition provides relevant information, including in areas where there have been changes in the past three to four years."

-- Dyanne Medlock, BSN (VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System) Doody's Review - previous edition


This title is targeted at infection preventionists. Infectious disease and epidemiology practitioners, as well as those in administrative roles in the area of infection prevention and control, would benefit from this resource. The authors are the leading experts in the infection prevention community, APIC, and the Joint Commission.

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