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Free Monthly Infection Prevention Series

Join THA’s Clinical and Quality Initiatives team, in collaboration with Infection Prevention Consultants of New Mexico, for a free educational series on infection prevention and control. From animals in health care facilities to antimicrobial resistance, these monthly sessions will provide a wide range of information and best practices pertinent for hospitals to maintain high infection prevention standards.

Sessions are open to everyone. Infection prevention professionals, quality leaders, frontline staff, and anyone interested in learning more about best practices in protecting patients and staff in the hospital setting.

All sessions will be held on the second Thursday of every month and begin promptly at 1 p.m. CST. Session recordings and handouts will be available for attendees. One hour of continuing nursing education is offered for each webinar, complimentary, for a maximum of 8 contact hours for the series.

The Texas Hospital Association (THA) is very pleased to have partnered with the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) to provide a 15% discount on annual individual memberships.  Infection Preventionists are vital members of the healthcare team and we appreciate this opportunity to support their professional development.  Here are instructions from APIC for taking advantage of this offer:

To save $30 on APIC membership, go to and complete the online membership form.  You will enter the discount code –  TXHA2022  – on the last page of the application before you get to the payment screen. 

Offer is only valid online and applies to APIC Full/Active or New IP Membership (US only).  Offer does not apply to APIC products or programs.  Offer is not valid on previous orders and cannot be combined with other promotions.  Individual membership is non-transferable.  Offer expires December 31, 2022.


Click here for a downloadable flyer of all sessions.

December 8, 2022

Topic: New Tech for EVS

November 10, 2022

Topic: Managing the Flow

Presentation: Water Management PDF

Reference List: Water Management Ref PDF


October 13, 2022

Topic: Trends in HAI

Presentation: Presentation Trends in HAI_PDF

Reference List: HAI Prevention_PDF


September 8, 2022

Topic: Antimicrobial Resistance

Presentation: Antimicrobial Resistance PDF

Reference List: Antibiotic Resistance


August 11, 2022:

Topic: Fungi

Presentation: NoK Fungi Presentation

Reference List: Fungi Reference List


July 14, 2022:

Topic: IPC in Behavioral Health Settings

Presentation: IPC in Behavioral Health

Reference List: IPC in Behavioral Health Resources


June 9, 2022:

Topic: Burnout and the IP

Presentation: Burnout and the IP

Reference List: Reference List, Burnout


May 12, 2022:

Topic: Animals in Healthcare Facilities

Presentation: Animals in Healthcare

Reference List: Reference List, Animals in HC


Accreditation Information

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and Texas Hospital Association. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation for Nursing

AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 1.0 contact hour each for a maximum of 8.0 contact hours.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

For activity details including learning objectives, faculty/planner disclosure information, and criteria for completion, CLICK HERE.