The A- IPC® (Associate – Infection Prevention and Control) Certification Preparation

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This extensive preparatory course for the A-IPC certification exam is the perfect stepping stone to improve a candidate’s foundational knowledge, interest, and dedication to the field, and provide him/ her with the confidence to launch a career in infection prevention and control.

It is the ideal opportunity for novice ICP since there are no eligibility requirements necessary to apply for the A-IPC® certification exam.

are based on the content as outlined for the A-IPC® exam.

  • Identify fundamental concepts of epidemiology and microbiology as they relate to IPC
  • Practice critical thinking and management skills for engaging in:
    • Standard precaution and transmission-based precautions
    • The surveillance plan development and interpretation of surveillance data
    • Outbreak control of infections (HAI) and case-finding methods
    • Occupational health measures
    • Safe care environment
  • Identify and evaluate appropriate cleaning, sterilization, and disinfection practices
  • Apply research, teaching, and adult learning skills
  • Participate in quality performance/improvement
  • Examine and investigate scenarios to practice problem-solving for IPC
  • Understanding CBIC certification
  • Building an IPAC program
  • Identification of Infectious Disease Processes
  • Preventing/Controlling the Transmission of Infectious Agents
  • Occupational Health
  • Management and Communication
  • Education and Research
  • Environment of Care
  • Cleaning, Sterilization, Disinfection, Asepsis

Learning options range from completely classroom-based courses to interactive online live programs.
Courses could be tailored to fit the needs and schedules of group participants.

  • Novice infection control practitioners
  • Practicing infection control practitioners who do not meet the eligibility requirements of the CIC® exam
  • Healthcare professionals (Dr’s/Nurses) who want to pursue a career in Infection Control
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • CSSD / Endoscopy staff
  • Laboratory personnel
  • Healthcare Risk / Quality & Patient Safety Professionals
  • Staff Development / Education Professionals


 24 Hours (3 Weekends, 4 Hours/Day)

Course Includes

  • Course Learning Material (theory and hands-on scenarios)
  • Mock Exam
  • Certificate of professional development approved by CPD UK