A growing number of employers expect candidates to have or be working toward their Certification in Infection Prevention and Control, or CIC®, credential. Take the next step in your career by becoming certified in infection prevention and control!
The CIC® credential identifies healthcare professionals who have shown mastery in knowledge of infection prevention and control by sitting for and passing the certification exam. The CIC® credential shows a commitment to best practices in infection prevention and control and improved patient care and signals to your employer and colleagues that you are committed to your professional growth.
The CIC® credential is awarded by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC). The CBIC website contains a wealth of resources including Frequently Asked Questions, eligibility requirements, and information about re-certification.
How the Montana Flex Program & Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) in partnership with DPHHS Hospital Acquired Infection Program are helping Montana’s Infection Preventionists receive their CIC credential:
2. Providing candidates a copy of the: Certification Study Guide, 6th edition
3. Conduct a bi-weekly IP Certification Review Study Group
4. APIC Spring Meeting- Pre-session Workshop