• Janet Nau Franck


    Infection Prevention Consultant

    Consulting Professionals, Inc.

  • Janet's Current Position


    JUNE 1980--PRESENT


    Acts as an interim or full time Infection Prevention consultant to hospitals, long term care, healthcare agencies and industry to provide expertise to advance program development. Successful strategies to "jump start" program success have included program assessments, policy development, survey preparation, staff orientation and facility wide training as needed.

    International leader, Past APIC President, consultant, author and speaker. Co-editor of Infection Prevention Guidelines for Long Term Care Facilities to be published October, 2019.

    Available to consult and/or provide Interim Management and leadership in Infection Prevention in all healthcare settings, including industry.



    Janet Nau Franck MBA, BSN, CIC, FAPIC has worked in the field of infection prevention and control for over 30 years with experience in all healthcare settings. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. Louis University, an MBA from Maryville University, has been certified in infection prevention and control (CIC) since 1983 and was recently awarded the achievement of Fellow of APIC. Janet has acted in both the capacity as a director and as a consultant in acute care and long-term care facilities, ambulatory surgery and endoscopy centers, imaging centers, and hemodialysis centers to advance program development, survey readiness and infection prevention compliance.

    Janet has served APIC in numerous leadership positions, including as the founding president of the St. Louis chapter, member of the National Board of Directors, and as 1999 President of International APIC. She has acted as an industry consultant to several large healthcare corporations to promote research and development. Janet is a respected author, speaker, and consultant and has authored a number of publications. This includes having recently acted as an editor of the APIC publication "Infection Prevention Guidelines in Long Term Care Facilities" (2019), and received a blue ribbon award as the lead author of the APIC abstract entitled "The Red Box, An Innovative Method to Improve Isolation Precaution Compliance and Reduce Costs," for innovation and creativity in the field of Infection Prevention. This groundbreaking publication has streamlined the practice of isolation in thousands of hospitals world wide.


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    APIC Blue Ribbon Abstract Award regarding innovative isolation strategy demonstrating “exemplary scientific merit and high interest in the field of infection prevention”, 2011.

    Barbara O’ Connell Celebration of Life Award, National Speakers Association-IL “For Recognition of Unselfish Support of Others”, 2010 – 2011.

    Presidential Spirit Award, National Speakers Association-IL “ For Unrelenting spirit and contributions to the Chapter”, 2009 – 2010.

    Member of the Year Award, National Speakers Associations-IL “For Having Made Remarkable Contribution and Dedicated Service to the Chapter”, 2007 – 2008.

    Global Citizen of the Year Award, presented by Professional Exchange Programs, 2001 APIC National Conference.

    National Award of Excellence by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), 2002.

    Crowned Miss Institute by colleagues of Bishop Noll Institute for scholastic achievement and exceptional team spirit.

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    Janet Nau Franck MBA, BSN, CIC, FAPIC

    Infection Prevention Consultant / Principal


    Consulting Professionals, Inc.
    5009 52nd Ave. West
    Bradenton, FL 34210



    Email:  JNAUF@aol.com