Education & Certification
- Infection Prevention Training & Education
- APIC 2020 Annual Conference
- Face-to-Face Learning
- Online Learning
- CIC Certification
- NEW! Bundled Learning Options
- Group Training
- EPI® in Long-Term Care Certificate Series
- Accreditation & Contact Hours
This course is now full. To be placed on a waiting list to be added on a first come, first served basis, please fill out this form. APIC will contact you by email if you are added to the course roster.
In partnership with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, APIC is offering a complimentary four-day training course in infection prevention and control, and providing one year of free APIC membership to participants who complete the training in addition to a year-long subscription to APIC Text Online.
EPI Intensive: This novice-level course, designed for infection preventionists with 1-3 years of experience, provides intensive, fundamental infection prevention training for healthcare professionals working in different practice settings. Over the course of four days, participants will learn how to develop an effective infection prevention program to protect patients, and how to comply with accrediting and regulatory requirements through evidence-based best practices that reduce risk.
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, facilitiate smaller group activities, and lead question/answer sessions along with sharing of experiences at the individual level. Attendees will be eligible to receive 26.75 CNEs.
Lunch and snacks will be served at no charge to participants.