Infection prevention is a rapidly changing field with regulatory requirements and emerging global public health threats. Infection preventionists (IPs) must use advanced epidemiologic skills for health care-associated infection investigation and prevention. A potential talent pool for IPs is the Master of Public Health graduate. Those hiring IPs should consider master of public health graduates as candidates who can help drive the future of this profession.
Keywords: Infection prevention; MPH; Master of public health.
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