We hope our members will be inspired to share best practices in infection prevention, stories of those personally affected by healthcare-associated infections, or personal reflections on these issues.
Washington, D.C. (Vocus) November 16, 2010
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is now accepting submissions for the 2011 APIC Film Festival, scheduled during APIC 2011, June 27-29, 2011, in Baltimore, MD. Entries may include short documentaries, films and informational videos that feature the theme of infection prevention and control.
The winning entry will receive a complimentary registration to APIC 2011 to see their video played before a live audience. Deadline for entry is December 31, 2010.
“We are excited to launch this video competition and believe it will add a lively new dimension to our meeting,” said APIC 2011 Annual Conference Chair Vickie Brown, RN, MPH, CIC. “We hope our members will be inspired to share best practices in infection prevention, stories of those personally affected by healthcare-associated infections, or personal reflections on these issues.”
Any video telling a story about infection prevention is eligible. Entries will be judged on their interest to the infection prevention community, creativity, inspirational qualities, originality and quality of production. Submissions should be no longer than 10 minutes and must be uploaded to YouTube as a video response to the 2011 APIC Film Festival announcement video. After uploading, entrants will need to complete the official entry form, including a description of the film, contact details, and the link to their video on YouTube. Incomplete forms will not be eligible for judging. Faxed or mailed submittals will not be accepted.
For additional information about the 2011 APIC Film Festival, please review the Frequently Asked Questions or contact APIC at annual(at)apic(dot)org.
APIC’s mission is to improve health and patient safety by reducing risks of infection and other adverse outcomes. The association’s more than 13,000 members direct infection prevention programs that save lives and improve the bottom line for hospitals and other healthcare facilities around the globe. APIC advances its mission through education, research, collaboration, practice guidance, public policy and credentialing. Visit APIC online at apic.org. For consumer-related information, visit preventinfection.org.
Liz Garman, 202/454-2604