Infection Prevention Training

Program Dates:  April 17 & 18 and May 15 & 16, 2018

April 17, 2018  - 8:30AM-5:00PM

April 18, 2018  - 8:00AM - 4:15PM

May 15 & 16, 2018  -  8:00AM—5:00PM

LOCATION:  BAYFRONT CONVENTION CENTER - ERIE, PA  16505

 

The APIC certificate program gathers baseline IPC content in one series and includes the following required components:

In-person event: EPI® 101 for LTC - April 17 & 18, 2018

EPI® 101 for LTC is a tailored version of APIC’s gold standard EPI® 101 course, focusing on the building blocks of infection prevention and control knowledge. Topics include:

· State and federal regulations for infection prevention and control

· Basics of epidemiology and microbiology

· Environmental services' roles in infection prevention

Online courses 

After taking EPI® 101, certificate learners spend time on a suite of three online courses: 

· Microbiology 101 for Infection Preventionists

· Basic Statistics for Infection Preventionists

· Effectively Using Data

In-person event: EPI® 102 for LTC - May 15 & 16, 2018

Like EPI® 101 for LTC, EPI® 102 for LTC tailors content from the  original EPI® 102 class to the long-term care setting in an intensive,  2-day training that advances the infection prevention and control knowledge of attendees. Topics include:

· Clostridium difficile: What to watch for and how to manage an   outbreak

· Proper cleaning and disinfection in long-term care settings

Certificate exam 

After attending the two in-person classes and completing the online education, learners will take an exam with questions covering all of the content. Learners with a score 75% or better on the exam will earn the “APIC Certificate of Infection Prevention Training." Note: Learners will have three chances to score 75%.

 

TUITION INFORMATION:  $2,000

Included with Tuition: Onsite classroom training, Online Learning, Certificate Exam

(Lunch provided each day)

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