The chart below illustrates the relationships that CBIC has with its certificants, Board of Directors, staff, testing agency and other stakeholders. Every spoke on the wheel is an integral part in helping CBIC achieve its strategic and operational goals.
CIC Candidates and Certificants - The mission of CBIC is to protect the public through the development, administration, and promotion of an accredited certification in infection prevention and control making our relationship with our candidates and certificants a key component to achieving this mission.
CBIC Executive Office Staff - CBIC staff consists of an Executive Director and Certification Coordinator with offices in Milwaukee, WI. The staff oversees the day-to-day operations for CBIC.
CBIC Board of Directors - CBIC is governed by a Board of Directors who is responsible for the certification process. The Board establishes policies that are procedurally implemented by the staff.
Partner Organization: IFIC - CBIC is a member of the International Federation of Infection Control Associations . IFIC is comprised of approximately 30 infection control associations worldwide.
Testing Agency - Applied Measurement Professionals, Inc. (AMP) assists with test development by providing a psychometrician who works with the CBIC Test Committee to develop questions. AMP is also responsible for delivery of the examination.
National Commission for Certifying Agencies - CBIC's CIC credential is accredited by the NCCA, who is responsible for setting standards for certifying bodies. In order to maintain accreditation, CBIC must demonstrate compliance with 25 NCCA standards every five years.