THA’s Free Virtual CIC Prep Course

The 2023 CIC Prep Course Applications are now closed. Please check back for possible future offerings.

Questions? Contact Nina Costilla.

Infection prevention competencies and skills are critical in today’s healthcare environment. THA is proud to host its third cohort of the seven-part Virtual CIC Preparation Course for infection prevention professionals practicing in Texas 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 Prep Course is free  for infection prevention professionals working in a Texas 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.

Study Resource

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 Prep Course, participants will have the knowledge and tools necessary to successfully 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.

Required Application Documents

This application requires submission of an up-to-date resume and a recommendation letter from your current supervisor.

If you have questions about the program or about your application, please contact Nina Costilla.

Program Dates for the 2023 Prep Course

  • Applications are due Tuesday, May 23, 2023
  • Accepted applicants will be notified by Friday, May 26, 2023
  • Accepted applicants will need to confirm acceptance by Friday, Jun 2, 2023
  • The seven virtual sessions will be held every Tuesday, June 13 – August 1, 12:30p – 1:30p CST
    (*please note – NO class on July 4)
    • Tuesday, June 13, 2023
    • Tuesday, June 20, 2023
    • Tuesday, June 27, 2023
    • Tuesday, July 11, 2023
    • Tuesday, July 18, 2023
    • Tuesday, July 25, 2023
    • Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Participants who attend and participate in all seven virtual sessions will receive a certificate of completion.