Upcoming EPI Intensive Dates

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

March 11-14, 2019 Providence, RI
April 8-11, 2019 Orlando, FL
May 6-9, 2019 Portland, OR

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EPI Intensive | Providence | March 11-14



Registration is now closed. Please email education@apic.org to inquire about late registration.

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.

This EPI Intensive course is co-located with our exclusive ASC Intensive, designed for healthcare professionals working in ambulatory or outpatient settings. Click here for more information.

Course Location
Hilton Providence Rhode Island



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 2/15/2019) $1,000 $1,150  
Standard Rate (from 2/16 thru 3/4/2019) $1,150 $1,300


Richard Vogel

Richard Vogel, MS, CIC, FAPIC
Mr. Vogel has over 35 years of experience in infection control. He is currently an Infection Control Specialist at New York Presbyterian in New York City. Vogel stared his medical career as Microbiologist at the then Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Besides his contributions to APIC as a facility member, he also is the editor and a contributor for the APIC Infection Prevention Manual for Construction and Renovation. Vogel holds a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and a Master of Science in Biology.

Richard Vogel

Marlene Fishman Wolpert, MPH, CIC, FAPIC
Ms. Wolpert is a Consultant and Long-Term Care Infection Preventionist at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI. She has extensive IPC experience as clinician, educator, leader, mentor, consultant and director, and expertise in a variety of settings. Wolpert chairs the APIC Practice Resources Editorial Panel, is past Co-President of the Infection Control Professionals of Southern New England, and a recipient of the APIC Heroes Award. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and a Master of Public Health degree in Epidemiology and Hospital Environmental Health.

Hotel & Travel

About Providence
Providence combines the accessibility and friendliness of a small town with the culture and sophistication of a big city. With a thriving arts community, vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, outstanding hotels, a renowned restaurant scene and so many things to do, Providence makes an exceptional host city for this program.

Hilton Providence Rhode Island
21 Atwells Avenue
Providence, RI 02903

APIC has negotiated a special rate for EPI Intensive attendees. To take advantage of this exclusive discount, call Hilton directly at 866-909-0476 and use the code "APIC" or use this special link.

$119 s/d
This rate will expire on 2/19/2019 so please make your reservations before that date.

Getting to Providence
Rhode Island is easy to reach by air, rail or highway. Warwick’s T.F. Green Airport is just 10 minutes from Providence, and 8 miles from the Hilton Providence. Amtrak and MBTA rail service is located in the heart of downtown.

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.