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A.C. Burke, MA, CIC

Vice President of Healthcare Quality
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A.C. Burke has been working with RB Health Partners, Inc. since 2016 and 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. 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 17-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 is currently the chair of Florida Health Care Association’s Infection Prevention Council which was created to support Florida’s nursing homes in building and sustaining infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship programs that meet national standards.  She works with clients to understand and implement national guidelines and best practices and supports program implementation by creating and delivering education materials, tools, 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.

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