General Infection Prevention
& Control (IPAC)

IPAC Standards

These standards apply to all community clinics, and are aligned with applicable federal and provincial legislation, provincial policy and other IPAC best practices.

General IPAC Standards apply to all community clinics

Standards cover topics including hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, management of medical sharps, environmental cleaning and medication & vaccine injection safety.


General IPAC StandardsStakeholder Standards Revision Request Form
 

Policy & Procedure Templates

All community clinics must maintain written IPAC policies & procedures. Use these templates as a starting point to draft your clinic’s policies & procedures.

Courses

IPAC CORE Competencies (Public Health Ontario)

Basic skills and knowledge all health care workers need to understand about IPAC. This course helps protect workers, their patients, and co-workers from infections; regardless of their role, position, education, and experience.

 

IPAC Core Competencies
 
 

Resources

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WE CAN HELP

Benjamin Kung

IPAC Program Manager

780-969-5004 or 1-800-561-3899 ext. 5004 (in Canada)

Fax: 780-424-5859

ipac@cpsa.ab.ca