About Us

We are the Indiana Chapter (#76) of The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.

APIC is the leading professional association for infection preventionists (IPs) with more than 14,000 members. Our mission is to create a safer world through the prevention of infection. This is achieved by the provision of better care to promote better health at a lower cost.

Most APIC members are nurses, physicians, public health professionals, epidemiologists, or medical technologists who:

  • Collect, analyze, and interpret health data in order to track infection trends, plan appropriate interventions, measure success, and report relevant data to public health agencies
  • Establish scientifically based infection prevention practices and collaborate with the healthcare team to assure implementation
  • Work to prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in healthcare facilities by isolating sources of infections and limiting their transmission
  • Educate healthcare personnel and the public about infectious diseases and how to limit their spread