Infection prevention competencies and skills are critical in today’s health care environment. THA is hosting a seven-part Virtual CIC Preparation Course for infection prevention professionals practicing in THA member hospitals who would like to expand their knowledge and expertise in infection prevention and prepare for Certification in Infection Control (CIC) exam.
Participation in the CIC Preparation Course is free for infection prevention professionals working in a THA member hospital. Applicants must have completed post-secondary education in a health-related field and have direct responsibility for infection prevention program activities in their entity/organization.
Participants will study and review the main subjects of the CIC examination during the live, interactive virtual sessions.
Acceptance into this prep course also includes a valuable CIC study program.
- Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) CIC on-line prep course with 18 CNEs credits
The CIC Exam
At the completion of this CIC Preparation Course, participants will have the knowledge and tools necessary to pursue the CIC certification accredited by Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC).
THA will not cover the cost of the CIC exam. Please contact your organization regarding exam fee reimbursement policies.
IMPORTANT: Before You Apply
The application for this preparation course requires your attestation that you will be eligible to sit for the CIC exam at the completion of the seven virtual sessions. Please carefully and fully review the eligibility requirements
The CBIC also offers an easy to use interactive “Am I Eligible?” tool at
Required Application Documents
This application requires submission of an up to date resume and a recommendation letter from your current supervisor.
Applications for the THA CIC Training program are currently closed.
If you have questions about the program or about your application, please contact
Program Dates for the 2021 Prep Course:
- Applications are due Friday, April 30, 2021
- Accepted applicants will be notified by Tuesday, May 4, 2021
- The seven virtual sessions will be held May – September, 12:30p – 1:30p CST
- Thursday, May 20, 2021
- Thursday, Jun. 10, 2021
- Thursday, Jul. 8, 2021
- Thursday, Jul. 29, 2021
- Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021
- Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021
- Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021
Participants who attend and participate in all seven virtual sessions will receive a certificate of completion.
Questions? Contact Nina Costilla.