Congratulations! You’ve decided to take an important step towards your individual and professional growth by pursuing a certification in infection prevention and control.
Find out which certification is right for you:
There will be no CIC® examination available from October 2021-December 2021. If you meet the updated eligibility requirements, you may apply for the beta test; otherwise, the updated exam will be available in 2022.
- Completed post-secondary education in a health-related field including but not limited to medicine, nursing, laboratory technology, or public health. This would mean that a diploma RN, an LPN/LVN, DPN, an Associate's degree nurse, a bachelor of science in public health etc. would be eligible. Post-secondary includes public or private universities, colleges, community colleges, etc.
- Recommended two years of experience in infection prevention and control which includes experience in these specific areas.
- Why the CIC? The CIC® credential identifies healthcare professionals who have shown mastery of knowledge in infection prevention and control.
Yes, this is the certification for me!