Sage Products Offers 1st Time Poster Presenter Scholarships to Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Conference

CARY, IL, April 15, 2014 – Sage Products LLC, an APIC Strategic Partner, is awarding an unrestricted educational grant to 17 APIC members to help defray the costs of attending the APIC Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA on June 7-9.

Sage recognizes the important role of promising new researchers in infection prevention. The First Time Poster Presenter Scholarships will allow members to present their work in person and receive added exposure that will foster collaborative learning and leadership. The application form is available at and must be completed by April 21.

To be selected applicants must:
– Currently work in the Infection Prevention field
– Demonstrate active engagement in the area of healthcare infection prevention and epidemiology by briefly sharing a key project
– Complete the online application process

Supporting infection prevention research is central to Sages mission of helping clinicians deliver extraordinary patient outcomes with evidence-based products and protocols.

About Sage Products LLC
Since 1971, Sage Products has developed disposable healthcare products trusted by leading healthcare facilities worldwide. The company has a core belief in prevention that simple, evidence-based, interventions lead to extraordinary outcomes. Sage is pioneering Interventional Patient Hygiene (IPH) with industry-leading brands including Q-Care” Toothette® Oral Care, 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate Cloths for Patient Preoperative Skin Preparation, Comfort Bath® Prepackaged Bathing, Comfort Shield® Barrier Cream Cloths, Prevalon® Pressure-Relieving Heel Protectors, Prevalon® Turn and Position System, and Prevalon® Seated Positioning System. The company’s goal is to help improve patient safety and outcomes by preventing skin breakdown, healthcare-associated pneumonias, surgical site infections and other adverse events.

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Nick Cardellino