About the Long-Term Care Certification 

New! CBIC will begin accepting applications for the long-term care beta test examination in July 2022 with an initial beta testing period taking place September 15-October 15, 2022. Results from the beta test will be released in early January 2023. 

Between October 16, 2022-January 31, 2023, the long-term care certification examination will not be available. The exam will re-open for daily testing in early February 2023. 

What is the Long-Term Care Examination?

The long-term care examination is the standardized measure of the basic knowledge, skills and abilities expected of professionals working in the field of long-term care infection prevention and control. The exam is an objective, multiple-choice examination consisting of 150 questions. 135 of these questions are used to compute the score. The list of primary and secondary references used to develop the exam are now available under Exam Prep Resources

Learn more about how the examination is written by reading the Practice Analysis and reviewing the content outline.

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