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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?


We Look Forward to Sharing our Survey Results

Thank you to everyone that participated in our Practice Analysis survey. Your feedback is a vital part of keeping the CIC examination both current and relevant to those practicing in the field of infection prevention and control. We look forward to sharing the survey results. 

A big congratulations to the three individuals that won an Amazon gift card from our random incentive drawing!

Take Your CIC® Status into Retirement 

Individuals who have maintained certification by recertifying every five years not only demonstrate a continued commitment to best practices in infection prevention and control but also serve as advocates for the CIC® and for CBIC.

In an effort to recognize the contributions and professional achievements of CICs in the field of infection prevention and control, individuals entering retirement who currently hold the CIC® credential and meet specific criteria may obtain Emeritus CIC® Status.

Find out if you qualify and complete your application. 



Number of individuals certified in Infection Control.

(Updated 11/3/20)


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CBIC and CIC Products

Here at CBIC, we want you to be able to wear your certification with pride! Check out our official CIC® merchandise so that you can display your accomplishments in style.


CBIC Multimedia

Podcasts or webinars? Teleclasses or brochure materials? Our multimedia page addresses frequently asked questions, showcases some of our amazing CICs, and continues to inform the public about the industry.


CIC® in the Spotlight

Why did you choose a career in infection prevention and control? What does being a CIC® mean to you? View our Spotlight series, and find out how you can become featured!


Why Certify?

Still on the fence about certification? Find resources for educating others about the value of a CIC® Credential, a Why Certify? infographic, and an infection prevention recruitment video.


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


of certificate holders find their CIC® very impactful.


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


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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