Long term Care – Certified Infection Prevention Course

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The LTC-CIP provides a standardized measure of the basic knowledge, skills and abilities expected of professionals working in the field. Successful long-term care infection prevention certification indicates competence in the practice of infection prevention and control within a long-term care setting.

  • Discuss the elements of a long-term setting
  • Discuss the Susceptibility of long-term cares Residents to Infection
  • Explain surveillance methodology and outbreak investigation and management
  • Develop and manage infection and prevention control programs
  • Discuss the infectious disease, and their identification processes
  • Identify appropriate practices for specimen collection and handling
  • Interpret the relevance of diagnostic and laboratory reports
  • Understand antibiotic resistance, MDRO and differentiate between prophylactic, empiric, and therapeutic uses of antimicrobials
  • Understand the contribution of infection control in antimicrobial stewardship
  • Identifying, implementing, and evaluating elements of Standard Precautions and transmission-based precautions
  • Discuss the elements of management and Communication of the Infection Prevention Program
  1. Long-Term Care Settings (15 items)
  2. Management and Communication of the Infection Prevention Program (16 items)
  3. Identification of Infectious Diseases (18 items)
  4. Surveillance and Epidemiologic Investigation (24 items)
    • General Principles of Epidemiology
    • Surveillance Design
    • Outbreak Management
    • Collaboration with Internal and External Agencies
    • Reporting
    • Data Management, Analysis, and, Interpretation
  5. Prevention and Control of Infectious and Communicable Diseases (24 items)
    • Hand Hygiene
    • Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Food Safety
    • Resident Immunizations
    • Ancillary Services
  6. Environment of Care (18 items)
    • Environmental Safety
    • Construction and Maintenance
  7. Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization of Medical Devices and Equipment (15 items)
    • Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization Practices
  8. Antimicrobial Stewardship (11 items)
    • Core Elements of Antimicrobial Stewardship
    • Colonization, Infection, and Contamination
  9. Employee/Occupational Health (9 items)
    • Occupational Exposure
    • Fitness for Duty
    • Employee Immunizations

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.

  • Infection control doctors and practitioners
  • Physicians and Resident Physicians
  • Registered Nurses
  • Clinical educators
  • Quality professionals
  • Quality nurses
  • Long terms care nurses
  • Home care nurses


4 Days (Course/Weekends, 4 Hours/Day)

Course Includes

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