1   Healthcare-associated infection
1a Bloodstream and intravascular device-associated infections
1b Surgical site infections
1c Ventilator-associated pneumonia
1d Urinary tract infections
1e Gastroenteritis (including Norovirus)
1f Clostridium difficile-associated disease
1g Staphylococcal infections
1h Bone and prosthetic joint infections
1i Influenza
1j Other (nosocomial) viral infections
1k Yeast and mold infections
1l Burden of healthcare-associated infection

2  Multidrug-resistant microorganisms
2a Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus epidemiology and control
2b Vancomycin-resistant enterococci
2c Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase & carbapenemases (Gram-negative resistance)
2d Other multidrug-resistant pathogens

3  Antimicrobials
3a Antimicrobial resistance (surveillance)
3b Antimicrobial use and stewardship

4  Special issues in infection control
4a Hand hygiene
4b Behaviour and infection control/influencing healthcare workers
4c Patient participation
4d Healthcare worker education
4e Innovative approaches in infection control
4f Ergonomics and human factors design in infection control
4g Epidemiological methods and their application to infection control
4h Mathematical modelling in infection control

5  Surveillance of healthcare-associated infection
5a Surveillance/infection control indicators
5b Public reporting/benchmarking of infection rates OR public reporting/benchmarking

6  Special patient populations
6a Infections & infection prevention in critical care (ICU)
6b Infection control in long-term care facilities and nursing homes
6c Infections and infection prevention in paediatric populations
6d Infections and infection prevention in the developing world
6e Infections & infection control in the immunocompromised host

7  Special settings
7a Operating room
7b Dialysis
7c Endoscopes
7d Occupational health
7e Public health and patient safety issues

8  Disinfection/sterilization
8a Environmental control
8b Disinfection – skin (other than hands)
8c Sterilization

9  Academies & Awards
9a Innovation Academy
9b Implementation Academy
9c ICPIC Clip Award

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