CBIC Podcasts

CBIC creates podcasts on a bi-monthly basis to inform the public about frequently asked questions, showcase some of our amazing CIC's, or to update what is new within the industry. Participants involved in these podcasts include: CBIC staff, CBIC Board members, Infection Preventionists, individuals from our testing center (Prometric) and many more!

If you would like to be featured in one of our podcasts, please email info@cbic.org for more information on how you can get involved!

Podcast: Virtual CIC Study Groups - From Florida to Washington

CBIC is joined by Luz Caicedo, the host and founder of the Florida HAI CIC Study Group, and Patty Montgomery, facilitator of the Washington State CIC Study Group. Together, these two women represent a growing trend in the CIC community: virtual learning. In this episode, Luz and Patty discuss the origin and incredible growth of their respective study groups, what being a CIC means to them, and how they tackle running study groups on top of their own full-time jobs. 



  • Recertification by IPUs
    In this webinar, CBIC Staff provide a more in-depth overview of recertification by continuing education, walk viewers through a live demo of the IPUs portfolio submission process, and discuss common portfolio submission errors.

  • Accredited Certification: Why It Matters
    In this webinar, CBIC Board President Roy Boukidjian, MSN, PHN, CIC, NE-BC, discusses with IPAC members the importance of accredited certification, the value the CIC® credential brings within an organization, and how to promote the CIC®.

  • CIC® Recertification - Certification is Commitment
    In this webinar, CBIC Board President B. Joann Andrews, DNP, RN, CIC, discusses with IPAC members about the CIC® recertification examination, why it's important to recertify, and some valuable resources to help you prepare for the examination.

  • IPAC Certification Board Webinar
    In this webinar, CBIC Board President Lita Jo Henman, MPH, CIC discusses with IPAC members about who CBIC is, what the CIC® certification means, why it is important to become certified, and what one needs to do to become certified.

  • How to Set-up a Virtual Study Group
    In this webinar, CBIC Board members Linda Goss, APRN, CIC and Karen Anderson, MT, MPH, CIC go through the steps to set-up a virtual study group to help others prepare for the CIC® initial certification examination.

  • How to Apply for the Initial Certification Exam
    In this webinar, CBIC staff takes you through, step-by-step, the process for applying for the initial certification examination.

Webber teleclasses

  • Certification and Support of the CIC® Examination (October 21, 2016) - Presented by CBIC Board of Directors Karen Anderson, MT, MPH, CIC and Chris Zirges, RN, MSN, ANCS-BC, CIC

  • Demystifying the CIC® Certification Exam (November 5, 2015) - Presented by: CBIC Secretary Roy Boukidjian, MSN, PHN, CIC, NE-BC and Director Linda Goss, MSN, APRN-ANP, CIC, COHN-S


Would you like brochures on certification to hand out at your chapter meetings or educational events? Please contact us at info@cbic.org or call (414) 918-9796 and we will be happy to send some to you.