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Meeting Schedule

2022 Meeting Dates

Membership Meetings scheduled in 2022 will be held at noon at New Mexico Hospital Association with an option to join virtually. Each meeting will consist of an educational presentation, a vendor presentation and a short membership meeting. If you are a member of APIC NM Chapter 32, you will get automatically get an invitation to participate. If you are not a member and would like to attend the educational portion of the monthly meetings, please email us at or sign up to be added to our email list:

  • February 4 - Discovering the FDA-cleared Acuitas AMR Gene Panel: Building a Case for Clinical Utility - sponsored by OpGen - Download Agenda
  • March 4 - Surgical Solutions: "Prevention is better than the cure" - Kristen Short & Janine Goesling, Conva-Tec-Surgical - link to brochure
  • April 20 - Innovation Science Update: The Future of Environmental Decontamination Strategies presented by Dr. Bill Rutala (flyer with Zoom link to join)
  • May 6 - Erin Phipps with Emerging Infections Program
  • July 8 - Evidence Compendium for Hemostatic Solutions: Specialized Products to Address Intraoperative Bleeding - sponsored by BARD (1.0 CE available) See information below to claim CEs
  • August 5 - CLABSI Prevention: 2022 Guideline Updates and Strategies" - Amanda Thornton (sponsored by PDI) - CEs available. To get CEU’s you’ll need to create an account (it is free) through PDI’s educational portal and then register for the course. 


    For complete instructions, see the following document.

  • September 9 - Discussion on Monkeypox - Slides
  • October 7 - Virtual only: Microfiber’s Hygienic Power: Understanding How Quality Translates into Efficacy - Helen Boehm Johnson - see bio. Sponsored by Rubbermaid
  • November 4 - Blood Culture Contamination - their importance, impacts and solutions - Becci Stoflet, Kurin Medical

     - Understand causes and impacts of Blood Culture Contaminations (BCCs)

     - Understand relationship of blood cultures, sepsis diagnosis and antimicrobial stewardship

     - Identify solutions to reduce BCCs and the role leadership must take to ensure results

  • December 2 - Your APIC NM chapter is sponsoring a Holiday Party! APIC NM chapter members should have received the meeting invitation - if not, please email to request the invitation. For more information and to RSVP, go here.

Past Presentation Recording

Topic: CLABSI Prevention: 2022 Guideline Updates and Strategies

Date: Aug 5, 2022

Information to join membership/education meetings:

Meeting ID: 890 7620 2384 

Or join by phone: 669-900-6833

Passcode: 476608

CEU opportunity from July's meeting sponsor

Past Presentation Recording

Innovation Science Update: The Future of Environmental Decontamination Strategies presented by Dr. Bill Rutala held April 20, 2022

(Click here for the recording of the event)

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