Education & Certification
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). One contact hour is defined as one hour of time spent in an educational experience.
Course evaluations will be available via an online link provided in course materials. All evaluations must be completed within 30 days. After satisfying all evaluation requirements, a certificate of completion will be available to print and/or for your records indicating contact hours.
Accredited status does not imply endorsement by APIC or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity. While APIC is approved to provide Continuing Nursing Education (CNE), APIC’s educational programs may be eligible for contact hours from other accrediting bodies. Please contact the accrediting body for more information on eligibility requirements and submission instructions.
How to Obtain Contact Hours and Certificate for an Educational Program
EPI Intensives and Infection Prevention Academy
Module and overall course evaluations will be available through a link provided in your course materials. After satisfying all evaluation requirements, a certificate of completion will be available to print and/or for your records indicating contact hours.
- Username: APIC Member ID #
- Password: apic (all lowercase)
Online courses and Virtual Learning Labs (e.g. Microbiology 101, Basics of Infection Prevention)
Your evaluation will be included as the final component of the course. Visit the "My Transcript" tab, followed by "Grades". Under each course that is considered complete, a Certificate link is available to download/print a PDF certificate.
Once you have finished viewing the webinar, you will be provided a link and unique code to the evaluation. Upon completion, a certificate will be available for download.