About CBIC

The Certification Board of Infection Control & Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC®) is a voluntary, autonomous, multidisciplinary board that provides direction for and administers the certification process for professionals in infection control and applied epidemiology. CBIC is independent and separate from any other infection control-related organization or association, but does collaborate with three partner organizations (APIC, IPAC, and IFIC) to help promote the importance of being certified in infection prevention and control (CIC®).


Provide pathways to assess and maintain infection prevention competency.


Healthcare without infection through verifiable competency.

Learn more about the NCCA, NCCA accreditation, and read the NCCA mission and vision statement on the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) website.

Learn more about the CNA and CNA accreditation on the Canadian Nurses Association website.

Read the official announcement of the CNA Accreditation of the CIC®.

CBIC Bylaws

View the CBIC bylaws here.

Policies & Procedures

Read CBIC's Policies & Procedures.

Strategic Plan

Read CBIC's 2019-2022 Strategic Plan.

Meet the CBIC Board


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Partner Organizations

Learn more about our partner organizations by clicking on each one below.

Healthcare Consumer FAQ

Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions in regards to the Healthcare Consumer.

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Strategic Plan

In the fall of 2018, the CBIC Board of Directors met to develop a new 3-year strategic plan to be implemented in 2019. The CBIC Board then approved the 2019-2022 plan at the February Board meeting. Please click the button below to see CBIC's 2019-2022 Strategic Plan.

Strategic Plan

CBIC Relationship Chart

The relationship chart illustrates the relationships that CBIC has with its certificants, Board of Directors, staff, testing agency and other stakeholders.

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