Online Learning

Advancing your education is key to your success – but sometimes your busy schedule or limited budget can get in the way. APIC provides online learning opportunities that will give you the training you need. Our courses are accessible from any device and won’t break the bank.

Get trusted, interactive learning led by thought leaders and practitioners in infection prevention and control. From the fundamentals of IPC to the just-in-time topics all IPs need to know, you’ll find your course.

Online Courses

Learn when and where it’s most convenient for you. Whether you’re looking for fundamental training or specialized education, our online courses provide the education you’re seeking. Each online course provides access for up to one year.

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EPI® Education Series Online: The Fundamentals of Infection Surveillance, Prevention and Control

EPI® Education Series Online: The Fundamentals of Infection Surveillance, Prevention and Control

Access in-depth foundational training for novice practitioners at a pace that works for you. This comprehensive two-part series covers: the role of the IP, basic epidemiology and microbiology; surveillance basics; regulations that impact IPC; outbreak management, and more.
NEW! Infection Prevention and Control Essentials for Ambulatory Care

NEW! Infection Prevention and Control Essentials for Ambulatory Care

This course addresses the unique challenges of ambulatory care facilities and provides essential knowledge and key resources you need to build an IPC framework. In addition to general IPC basics, this course will cover the unique responsibilities of an ambulatory IP and common challenges found in this setting.
Infection Prevention Certification Review Course

Infection Prevention Certification Review Course

Prepare for your CIC exam with this comprehensive course! Now with an enhanced mobile experience, the updated course features modules corresponding to the content areas covered on the CIC exam, knowledge tests, and a practice exam using retired CIC exam questions.
Advancing Your Practice Online Series

Advancing Your Practice Online Series

Take advantage of this great package offering, mapped to APIC’s new Competency Model, that includes new and updated online courses on leadership, financial acumen, health IT, and research.
NEW! Infectious Diseases and Pathogens

NEW! Infectious Diseases and Pathogens

Learn about the cause, diagnosis, spread, and prevention of common infectious diseases and pathogens in the healthcare setting and ensure that your facility is prepared to follow necessary precautions to prevent spread.
NEW! Leadership and Management in Infection Prevention

NEW! Leadership and Management in Infection Prevention

Leadership is an essential, strategic skillset that requires training, reinforcement, and development. Develop the knowledge, skills, awareness, and mindset to be an effective and impactful leader throughout your facility and network.
EPI® Education Series: Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization in the Surgical Setting

EPI® Education Series: Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization in the Surgical Setting

Get implementation methods and best practices to help ensure your facility is compliant with guidelines and regulatory standards for sterile processing.
EPI® Education Series: Basic Microbiology for Infection Preventionists

EPI® Education Series: Basic Microbiology for Infection Preventionists

Learn the fundamentals of microbiology to foster the relationship between you and your facility’s micro lab.
EPI® Education Series: Basics of Construction and Renovation

EPI® Education Series: Basics of Construction and Renovation

As part of the EPI Education series, this course reviews the important role the infection preventionist plays during any facility construction or renovation.
EPI® in Long-Term Care Education Series Online

EPI® in Long-Term Care Education Series Online

Access in-depth foundational training for IPs working in long-term care (LTC) settings at a pace that works for you. Register separately, or get the full series at a discount!
Basic Statistics for Infection Preventionists

Basic Statistics for Infection Preventionists

Get the foundation you need to better analyze and present data through an interactive course format with module quizzes and assessments.
EPI® Education Series: Effectively Using Data

EPI® Education Series: Effectively Using Data

Integrating CDC’s National Health Safety Network (NHSN), learn how to use data to assess and monitor the implementation of evidence-based practices, analyze and evaluate outcomes of care, or communicate information to various stakeholders throughout the facility.
Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology

Re-evaluate and enhance your workflow by leveraging technology for data assessment and surveillance, including validating and maintaining data systems.
Tech Tools: Basics of Microsoft Excel

Tech Tools: Basics of Microsoft Excel

Designed by subject matter experts well-versed in the healthcare environment, this course focuses on aspects of Excel that will be of specific use to an IP.
Making the Business Case: Financial Acumen for the Infection Preventionist

Making the Business Case: Financial Acumen for the Infection Preventionist

You already speak “Infection Prevention”—but you must speak the language of business with leadership to get the investment you need in your programs. This development course will teach you how to make the business case at your facility.
Research Education Series

Research Education Series

This five-part webinar series provides learning opportunities for participants with a strong interest in developing or improving their skills in evaluating and conducting research.

Webinars

Choose from our wide selection of hour-long webinar on a range of topics, from infection prevention innovations to leadership to disease outbreaks. These monthly webinars are a free resource for APIC members. Watch live or access the webinars on demand!

Webinars

Webinars

Stay current with the latest clinical information, regulation, and evidence-based practices. Webinars are archived and available 24/7 - plus they're free to APIC members. Popular topics include: Construction and Renovation; Disinfection and Sterilization; Surgical Site Infections (SSI); National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN); Legislative and Regulatory Issues; Surveillance; Research Education Series.

Looking to save even more time and money? APIC now offers a select number of learning bundles.