Newsletters

We issue monthly newsletters to keep hospital infection control professionals, nurses, and physicians up-to-date about technical, timely, and important news regarding infection control topics.

Recent DICON Newsletters are listed below as examples of this valuable resource

  • January 2021 - SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Health Care Workers
  • February 2021 - COVID-19 Vaccine Update
  • March 2021 - Chlorhexidine Bathing for CLABSI Prevention: Focusing on the Basics
  • April 2021 - Surgical Site Infection Prevention - Which Strategies are Worth the Squeeze? Our “Top 9 List” and Key Takeaways from Recent DICON Investigations
  • May 2021 - Blood Culture Contaminants: No Joke
  • June 2021 - Updates on the Treatment of C. difficile Infection: Highlights from the New IDSA and ACG Guidelines
  • July 2021 - Intraoperative irrigation – Do additives add any benefit?
  • August 2021 - COVID-19: Delta Variant Q&A and Vaccine Update
  • September 2021 - Candida auris – An emerging global threat
  • October 2021 - IDWeek 2021: Highlighted DCASIP Research and Abstracts
  • November 2021 - Infection Control Risk Assessment 2.0: Where the Dust Settles
  • December 2021 - Ultraviolet Disinfection Devices: A Light Review
  • January 2022 - Ventilator-Associated Events – More than Pneumonia
  • February 2022 - Infections, Controlled: A Five-Year Review of DICON Surveillance Benchmarks
  • April 2022  -  Infection Control and Prevention of Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms, Part 1: Definitions and Resources
  • March 2022  -  Flexible and Semi-Rigid Endoscope Reprocessing – A Closer Look at the Updated ANSI/AAMI Standard