Marcia Patrick, RN, MSN, CIC, FAPIC


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Marcia has been involved in infection control for 35 years in a variety of settings. She possesses a broad infection control background, including acute care, ambulatory care, home health/hospice, consultation, education, regulatory compliance, and governmental affairs. She is a community leader, working closely with state and local health departments on infection prevention issues, including mandatory reporting and the statewide HAI work group.

As an active APIC member, Marcia has been involved in national “Safe Injection Practices” work; was co-editor of the first “MRSA Elimination Guide” and helped develop and teach the first APIC course for Ambulatory Surgery Centers. She is a sought- after speaker, able to relate complex concepts to a variety of audiences in an entertaining manner. She was a member of the Board of Directors, Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology, Inc., 2009-2012. Marcia has served on a number of APIC committees, including Program, Governmental Affairs, Nominating and Awards, and helped develop and is faculty for ASC 101 and 102 courses and has taught the EPI courses as well.


The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas, United States
MSN, 1981
Critical Care
1980 To 1981

Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
BS, 1973
1970 To 1973

Job History

Tacoma-Seattle area, WA, United States
September 2011 - present

Director, Infection Prevention and Control
Tacoma, WA, United States
November 1996 - August 2011

Tacoma, WA, United States
October 1992 - November 1996

Infection Control Officer
Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft. Lewis, WA, United States
October 1986 - October 1992

Infection Control Nurse
January 1982 - September 1986