Eligibility Guidelines for the Long-Term Care Certification in Infection Prevention (LTC-CIP)
Successful long-term care infection prevention certification indicates competence in the practice of infection prevention and control within a long-term care setting. This includes:
- Responsibility for the infection prevention and control programs/activities in a long-term care setting. Candidates will fill out an attestation form confirming this information.
- Completed post-secondary education in a health-related field including but not limited to medicine, nursing, laboratory technology, public health, or biology. Post-secondary includes public or private universities, colleges, community colleges etc.
CBIC recommends, but does not require, one year of full-time infection prevention experience prior to taking the LTC-CIP examination.
Candidates will be required to submit the following documentation with their application: