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CBIC is now accepting applications for the Long-Term Care Certification in Infection Prevention (LTC-CIP).

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Becoming certified shows a commitment to best practices in infection prevention and control and improved care regardless of the facility type in which one practices. -- Lynn Fine, PhD, MPH, CIC, FAPIC
Being a CIC to me means that I am considered as a subject matter expert to my peers and within my organization. -- Latasha Richards, MSN, RN, CIC
I have stayed an IP because every day I am able to use my clinical skills, knowledge, creativity, impact and influence to make a difference. -- Jeannie Sanborn, RN, BS, MS, CIC
Absolutely go for it! Sure, it's work, but so worthwhile.

-- Marcia Patrick, RN, MSN, CIC What are you waiting for?

Announcements

Now Accepting 2023 Test Committee Applications! - September 1, 2022

CBIC is now accepting applications for the 2023 Test Committee.   

The Test Committee, in conjunction with the Testing Company, leads the coordination of all activities related to the development of all examinations offered by CBIC including but not limited to the CIC® examination, the a-IPC™, the new long-term care certification in infection prevention (LTC-CIP) and the self-paced recertification examination. 

To be eligible to serve on the committee, you need to hold a current CIC® certification and be able to make a commitment to attend meetings. Meetings will take place virtually and an online orientation will take place in early January 2023. This position’s term length is for three-years.  

Applications will close on October 7 and final selections will be made by CBIC’s Board of Directors in early December. Apply today!

Certificates Available for Purchase- July 19, 2022

CBIC certificates are now available for purchase! Login to your profile to order a copy of your certificate. Framing options are also available. 

CBIC Long-Term Care Certification in Infection Prevention - July 13, 2022 

We are excited to announce that CBIC is now accepting applications for the Long-Term Care Certification in Infection Prevention (LTC-CIP) beta test examination!

The LTC-CIP is the first certification to specifically measure competencies necessary to protect long-term care residents from infection. Successful long-term care infection prevention certification indicates competence in the current basic knowledge needed for persons practicing infection prevention and control within a long-term care setting. Learn more online about the LTC-CIP.

CBIC Welcomes New Executive Director- January 24, 2022

jessica dangels

Jessica Dangles, MS, PMP, will begin her role as Executive Director with the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC) on January 24, 2022. Under her leadership, CBIC will continue to assess and maintain infection prevention competency through the certification in infection prevention and control (CIC®).

Jessica has extensive experience with non-profit organizations and measuring standards of excellence in healthcare. She began her career in certification at the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, working on the nurse licensure examination NCLEX. From there she accepted a position at the American Osteopathic Association, serving as the Certification Director for the American Osteopathic board of Family Physicians, Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics. Most recently, she was the Accreditation Standards Manager at the American College of Surgeons within the Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care.

Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts in Women and Gender Studies, a Master of Science in Human Resources, a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, and is currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration with concentrations in Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship. She believes certification is essential to patient safety and public protection and looks forward to working with the CBIC board and staff to positively impact infection and infection control practices.

 

 

8617:

Number of individuals certified in Infection Control.

316:

Number of individuals certified in Associate – Infection Prevention and Control.

(Updated 6/30/22)

 

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The CIC® is recognized as the premiere infection prevention and control certification for nurses in Canada.

79%

of certificate holders find their CIC® very impactful.

36%

of certificate holders earned a raise or better position after earning the certification.

82%

of certificate holders would recommend a CIC® certification to their peers.

CIC® is the only accredited certification in infection prevention and control. Accredited Certification Matters

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