Upcoming EPI Intensive Dates

EPI Intensives are offered throughout the Spring in various locations across the U.S.

March 11-14, 2019 Providence, RI
May 6-9, 2019 Portland, OR

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EPI Intensive | Portland | May 6-9


Register early to save! Rates increase after March 31, 2019.

The course introduces the various roles and responsibilities of the infection preventionist. Areas of emphasis include how to prepare surveillance and risk assessment plans, regulatory compliance, and preventing transmission of infectious diseases. Experienced faculty deliver lectures of complex concepts taught in everyday language, facilitate smaller group activities, and lead question/answer sessions along with the sharing of experiences at the individual level.

View a sample agenda for our EPI Intensives here.

Course Location
Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel


   Paying by check, or prefer to register via mail? Download a registration form.



Registration fee includes attendance, course materials and continental breakfast only. It does not include travel expenses (airfare, hotel accommodations, and lunch). Course fees are shown below. Register early to save!

Rate Member Non-Member
(Includes 1-year APIC membership)
Early Bird (through 3/31/2019) $1,000 $1,150  
Standard Rate(from 3/31 thru 4/26/2019) $1,150 $1,300


Hotel & Travel

About Portland

Known for it's eclectic and thriving culture, Portland has something for art lovers, foodies, coffee enthusiasts, nature lovers, history buffs, and everything in between.

Situated on airport grounds with 24-hour complimentary shuttle service to Portland International Airport (PDX), the event hotel is the ideal destination for both business and leisure travelers.

Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
8235 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220

APIC has negotiated a special rate for EPI Intensive attendees. To take advantage of this exclusive discount,  use the code "APIC".

$159 s/d
This rate will expire on 4/14/2019 so please make your reservations before that date.

Getting to Portland
Portland is served by Portland Internationl Airport (PDF), named the best airport in the United States in Travel + Leisure survey every year from 2013–2018.

Registration Information

Please note:

  • Registration ends when capacity is reached or at deadline.
  • Registrations are not confirmed until payment is received and processed by APIC 10 business days prior to the start of the course.
  • Once payment is received, an email confirmation will be sent within 24 hours to the email address on file. If you do not receive an email confirmation please contact education@apic.org. Please ensure email is received prior to making travel arrangements.
  • For attendees arriving on site and payment has not been received a credit card must be provided for payment. Admittance will not be granted until payment is made.

Group Registrations

APIC offers special group registration options for organizations registering four or more individuals from the same institution for a course.

4-9 registrants: 5% discount per person
10+ registrants: 10% discount per person

To register a group:

  • Contact education@apic.org for group registration form.
  • Complete a registration form for each individual and submit with group form for pricing to education@apic.orgPlease note: All registrants must be identified at this time and no late additions will be permitted.
  • Group invoice will be generated for processing of payment (credit card or check) for registration.
  • Each registrant will receive an email confirmation once payment is processed and registrations are complete.

Please Note: Group registrations are not confirmed until payment is received and must be processed by APIC on or before the registration deadline.

Cancellation Policy

A $75 cancellation fee will be charged to all canceled registrations. Cancellations must be in writing and received via fax or email no later than 5 business days prior to the start of the course. No refunds or credits/transfers will be granted after this deadline. Participants who are “no shows” will not be granted a refund or credit/transfer of registration fees. Please submit cancellation requests to education@apic.org or via fax to (202) 789-1899.

Please note: Registration fees may only be transferred to the same course within the same calendar year based on space availability.

Substitutes are allowed. Please see substitution policy below for further details.


All substitution requests must be received by APIC Headquarters via fax or e-mail 10 days prior to the start of the course.