A.C. Burke, MA, CIC

Vice President of Healthcare Quality
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A.C. Burke has over 22 years of experience working in public health and healthcare. A.C. worked for the Florida Department of Health for 15 years; 5 of those years she served as the Healthcare-associated Infection Prevention Program Manager. She later was the Director of Infection Prevention for Mayo Clinic Florida before coming to work for RB Health Partners, Inc. in 2016. In her current role, she consults with long-term care facilities on infection prevention and control policies, procedures, and practices, and provides training to nursing homes and at conferences, including the 16-hour Nursing Home Infection Prevention Program (NIPP) Nipping Infections in the Bud.

NIPP was created to meet the CMS infection prevention training required for a facility team member to be recognized as the designated Infection Prevention Control Official (IPCO).  A.C. is nationally recognized in her field and is the primary author of this program.

A.C. holds a master's degree in Health Management and is nationally Board Certified in Infection Control (CIC) by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. She has been instrumental in the fight against COVID, supporting clients to understand and implement CDC requirements and best practices, and creating and implementing education and training.

A.C.’s expertise include:
 

  • Healthcare-associated infection prevention strategies

  • Antibiotic stewardship

  • Infection control risk assessments

  • Infection control plans

  • Environmental cleaning and disinfection

  • Root cause analysis

  • Program evaluation 

  • Surveillance 

  • Education on IP and Quality

 
A.C. is an excellent collaborator, facilitator, and trainer/presenter and looks forward to assisting you with your infection prevention and control needs.