Location: Maldives

Company/Organization: Treetop Hospital

Title: Infection Control Manager

First Certified: December 2021

1. Why did you choose a career in infection prevention and control?

Personally I loved the way the hospital infection control standards works, in order to upgrade and coordinate various health care departments in hospital.

2. What advice would you give someone who is interested in an infection prevention and control career?

They must elevate their clinical knowledge through proper certification and continuous in-service education.each out and ask questions! Get involved with what you can where you work in regards to Infection Control concerns to help make small but pivotal changes.

3. What does being a CIC® mean to you?

CIC given me great confident towards of clinical qualification and confidence.

4. What was the best studying method for you when preparing for the initial certification examination?

APIC infection control text book, CDC, WHO & IDSA guidelines.

5. What advice would you give someone pursuing certification?

They should focus standardized international agency guidelines, this will help in the exam point of view.

6. How do you stay up-to-date on infection prevention and control practices?

To take part in APIC membership and following international infection control agencies..

7. Are you part of an APIC or IPAC Canada chapter? If so, would you recommend it to others?

I am planning to join by March, yes all infection control professional should take part in APIC membership to update recent standards.

8. How has the CIC® helped you grow professionally and in your career?

CIC given confidence towards work environment, I can able study and pursue wide range of infection control chapters and infectious diseases