Detroit | September 23-26


Register early to save! Rates increase after July 30, 2019.

The course introduces the various roles and responsibilities of the infection preventionist (IP) working in an ASC facility. Areas of emphasis include: preparing surveillance and risk assessment plans, regulatory compliance, and preventing transmission of infectious diseases. Led by experienced faculty, the ASC Intensive course delivers complex concepts taught in everyday language. Small group activities, Q&A sessions, and sharing of real-world experiences reinforce learning. Enrollment is limited for each class to ensure a quality learning experience and enhanced networking.

View a sample agenda for our ASC Intensives here.

Course Location
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown


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 7/30/2019) $1,000 $1,150  
Standard Rate (from 7/31 thru 9/16/2019) $1,150 $1,300


Richard Vogel

Elizabeth F. Chinnes, RN, BSN, CIC, FAPIC
Ms. Chinnes has over 30 years of experience across settings in infection prevention and has owned her consulting company, IC Solutions, LLC, for the past 20 years. She was formerly the coordinator of the Infection Prevention Program at Roper Health System in Charleston, SC for 15 years. Chinnes has published several books and articles and lectured extensively throughout the country. Besides her contributions to APIC as a facility member, she has served as state President of her chapter, where she received the Horizon and Blazing New Trails Awards, and on many national committees.

Janet Riese

Janet Riese, MSN, CIC
Ms. Riese has worked in the infection control field for 15+ years and is the Manager of the Infection Prevention/Employee Health. She has lectured at local and regional conferences and runs a mentoring program in Nebraska for those who are new to the field. Riese has served in many capacities with APIC, including as President, and currently serves on the Nebraska Infection Control Network Board. Nationally, Riese was a mentor for Project Protect in 2014-2015 in collaboration with HRET. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing through Creighton University and a Master of Science Degree in Nursing – IC through Sentinel University.

Hotel & Travel

About Detroit
Detroit is a city in the now, on the upturn. And, you’ll feel it — an optimism and liveliness — when you walk the streets, visit our cultural centers and casinos, go to professional sporting events and meet the diverse collection of people living, working and playing in The D. You can celebrate African-American and Arab-American heritage in the city’s museums, while concentrated neighborhoods such as Mexicantown, Greektown and Hamtramck will serve up all your regional food favorites.

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown
525 W Lafayette Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226

APIC has negotiated a special rate for ASC Intensive attendees. To take advantage of this exclusive discount, call Hilton directly at 407-856-0100 and use the code “APIC” or use this special link.

$169 s/d
This rate will expire on 8/31/2019 so please make your reservations before that date.

Getting to Detroit
Detroit is easy to reach by air or highway. Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is one of the world’s leading air transportation hubs with more than 1,100 flights per day to and from four continents. The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Detroit Downtown is 20 miles/22 minutes from DTW, located off of M-10/Lodge Frwy South.

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 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 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 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.