Infection prevention competencies and skills are critical in today’s healthcare 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 Prep 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 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.
IMPORTANT: Before You Apply
The application for this prep 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 here.
The CBIC also offers an easy to use interactive “Am I Eligible?” tool at apps.cbic.org/certification-tools/eligibility-tool/.
Required Application Documents
This application requires submission of an up to date resume and a recommendation letter from your current supervisor.
Applications for the 2022 Prep Course is now CLOSED. Please check back for future opportunities.
If you have questions about the program or about your application, please contact Nina Costilla.
Program Dates for the 2022 Prep Course
- Applications are due Friday, May 6, 2022
- Accepted applicants will be notified by Friday, May 13, 2022
- Accepted applicants will need to confirm acceptance by Friday, May 20, 2022
- The seven virtual sessions will be held every Tuesday June – August, 12:30p – 1:30p CST
- Tuesday, June 7, 2022
- Tuesday, June 21, 2022
- Tuesday, July 5, 2022
- Tuesday, July 19, 2022
- Tuesday, August 2, 2022
- Tuesday, August 16, 2022
- Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Participants who attend and participate in all seven virtual sessions will receive a certificate of completion.