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 four partner organizations (APIC, APIC Consulting, IPAC Canada, and IFIC) to help promote the importance of being certified in infection prevention and control (CIC®).


Provide pathways to demonstrate and maintain competence in infection prevention and control.


A world free of infections through demonstrated professional 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 2023-2025 Strategic Plan.

Meet the CBIC Board                 Meet the 2024 Test Committee

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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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