Ambulatory Infection Prevention Course

Minimize risk and align to CMS requirements

Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) staff and administrators will find critical information in this course to help meet CMS requirements for a credible infection prevention and control program in the ambulatory setting. The four-module course follows the CMS surveyor worksheet, focusing on the observations and assessments frequently made during regulatory visits to ASCs. Surveyors monitor services such as:

  • Hand hygiene
  • Injection practices
  • Perioperative nursing care of the patient
  • Sterilization and reprocessing
  • Hazardous waste management

Earn 6.8 contact hours
(expires July 1, 2016)

Standard price: $225
Member price: $175

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The four learning modules in this program address: 

  • Sterilization and high-level disinfection, including a section on reprocessing of single-use devices
  • Hand hygiene practices including monitoring and suggestions to improve compliance
  • Critical environmental infection prevention practices
  • Practices related to point-of-care devices and safe injection practices

Before registering for this program, review our computer specifications to ensure your system is compatible with this program. Students have four months to complete this course.

This program is approved for 6.8 hours of AEU credit by BASC provider #0102. To earn the contact hours and print a certificate you must complete all the course modules and the final course evaluation. Your record will be updated with your contact hours the month following the completion of the course.

Extension Fee: This course is accessible for four months from the date of enrollment. Extensions can be requested at a $50 fee per month (for a maximum of four months that must be consecutive). Request an extension with Customer Service at (800) 755-2676.


This module was made possible through a grant provided by the 3M Foundation and the 3M Infection Prevention Division to the AORN Foundation.

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