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Course Information

EPI® in Long-Term Care Education Series Online

Access in-depth foundational training for Infection Preventionists working in long-term care settings at a pace that works for you. Register for EPI® for Long-Term Care 101 or EPI® for Long-Term Care 102 separately, or get the full series at a discount!

Newly published federal regulations will have a significant impact on how long-term care facilities address infection prevention and control. Developed from APIC’s popular EPI® in Long-Term Care Certificate Series, the EPI® for Long-Term Care Education Series Online includes the following modules:

EPI 101 in Long-Term Care
Available July 2018

CNEs: 13.75
Expiration Date: December 31, 2021

  • The Role of the IP
  • Federal and State Regulations and
    the Mega Rule
  • Managing an IPC Program 
  • Monitoring the Health of the Community 
  • Quality Assurance 
  • Interdisciplinary Services 
  • PPE 
  • Precautions 
  • Infectious Diseases of Interest to the IP 
  • Surveillance: the IP as a Detective 
  • Introduction to NHSN 
  • Surveillance and Practice Case Studies 

 

 

EPI 102 in Long-Term Care:
Available July 2018

CNEs: 13.5
Expiration Date: December 31, 2021

  • Basic Microbiology 
  • Multi-Drug Resistance Organisms 
  • Clostridium difficile in LTC 
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship 
  • New Toolkits for ABS 
  • Influenza and Vaccination 
  • Resource Library 
  • Cleaning, Disinfection,
    and Sterilization in LTC 
  • Device-Associated Infections 
  • Outbreak Investigation 
  • Facility Design, Construction and Renovation 
  • Water Management Program 
  • IP as Educator

 


2018 Registration Fees:
(fees will increase in 2019) 
EPI 101 or 102 a la carte: $250 Members / $325 Non-members
EPI 101/102 Bundle: $350 Members / $425 Non-members

Completion of this course does not provide the user with the Long-Term Care certificate, only a certificate of course completion and contact hours.

The course is developed with support from IDPH through the CDC’s Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Domestic Ebola Supplement Award. If you are a healthcare worker in Illinois, please contact APIC for specific course information before registering for this course.

Note: This is a video-based course, so it will require a minimum internet bandwidth to properly load and run the content. Please review the Technical Requirements tab before purchasing.

Member Registration Fee: $350.00
Non-Member Registration Fee: $425.00

2018 Registration Fees:
(fees will increase in 2019) 
EPI 101 or 102 a la carte: $250 Members / $325 Non-members
EPI 101/102 Bundle: $350 Members / $425 Non-members

The course is developed with support from IDPH through the CDC’s Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Domestic Ebola Supplement Award. If you are a healthcare worker in Illinois, please contact APIC for specific course information before registering for this course.


Paying by credit card? Please select the "Register" button.

Paying by check? Please download the 2018 registration form and mail it to the noted address. Please ensure that the registration form and any corresponding documents are included as we cannot process registrations without payment. 

Bulk sales are available. Email education@apic.org for more information.

Please note that online courses may take up to 24 hours after your registration has been processed to appear in the learning platform.

 

CANCELLATION/TRANSFER POLICY:
APIC must receive all cancellations in writing within 30 days of purchase if you have not yet started the course. If you have started the course, you must submit your cancellation within 7 days of the start day to be eligible for a refund.

Please submit cancellation requests to education@apic.org or via fax to (202) 789-1899. Courses are non-transferrable and remain with the original registered individual regardless of position changes or employee departures.

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).

Course evaluations will be available in your online training menu at the end of the course. All course-related evaluations must be completed within 30 days of course completion. After satisfying all evaluation requirements, a certificate of completion will be available to print and/or download under My Transcripts for your records indicating CEUs.

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.

Technical Requirements
APIC Education Online courses are accessed through a web browser. The web browser you use must accept cookies, run Adobe Flash, and run JavaScript.
 
We recommend the below browsers and plug-ins for the best online learning experience 

Minimum Internet Bandwidth
  • Standard Definition (SD) videos: 5 Mbps
  • High Definition (HD) videos: 8 Mbps
Computer Operating System
  • PC: Windows XP or newer
  • Mac: OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or newer
Web Browsers
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or above
  • Firefox support for most recent 2 public versions
  • Safari support for most recent 2 public versions
  • Google Chrome support for most recent 2 public versions
Browser Plug-ins 
Flash Player version 10.2.159.1 or higher. Go to Adobe Flash Player to install the latest version.
 
Note: APIC Education Online is a mobile-responsive website however, devices running iOS (like iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches) are not able to display course content at this time, due to Flash restrictions on iOS.
 
Technical support: education@apic.org